Category Archives: Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenges

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 188, #ThemePrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the fourth week of July! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Sue Vincent selected the theme this week with a quote prompt: “Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth.” Herman Hesse On the Monday before the next challenge, I’ll select someone

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Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 183, #ThemePrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the fourth week of the month! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Pat R. from last month’s challenge picked the theme. You can choose either quote or both if you’d like. This month’s theme is: “…In the world’s broad field of battle, In the bivouac of Life,Be not like dumb, driven cattle! Be a

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Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 177 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Kerfe chose this week’s words. Remember, you can’t use the words. Instead, you must find synonyms to use in their place. transition & harmony On the Monday before the next challenge, I’ll select a poem and share it on my blog as part of the Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars. Whoever I pick will choose the words

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Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 174 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the third week of the month! Time for a #PhotoPrompt Jude, from Tales Told Different, selected the photo for this month’s challenge. Clearly, his love for romantic poetry is evident in his selection. However, don’t let that be your only guide. Think about what is going on in this image. What do you sense is

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Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 158 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? It’s the middle of the month challenge ~ time for a photo prompt! This month we will use a photo chosen by last month’s “Photo-Prompt” Poet of the Week ~ Merril D. Smith. Use the above photo as the inspiration for

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Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 157 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! The magic of the season is all around us. Can you feel it? Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Here are your two words for this week: “Give & Shake” HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY!  If you want to create something more specific

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Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 156, #Poet’sChoice

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the first of the month and you know what that means! Poets choose your own words. PLEASE support the other poets by visiting their blogs and leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is always nice too. Don’t forget to share your poetry in the comments. It’s been great seeing all your poetry

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Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 155 #SynonymsOnly or #Theme-Thanksgiving

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? This week you have a choice. You can write about the #Theme of Thanksgiving (thankful, grateful, family, etc. whatever that word means to you) OR here are your two words for this week: “End & Hurry” HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use

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Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 154 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? I’ve updated my landing page to provide the challenge rules and links to all the poetry forms to make it easier for you to find. Check it out HERE! It’s the middle of the month challenge ~ time for a photo

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Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 153 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Here are your two words for this week: Grace & Style HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY!  PLEASE support the other poets by visiting their blogs and leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is always

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