Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #ThemePrompt: Elizabeth, Teaandpaper.ca

Sally Cronin picked an excellent theme for us all to work with this week for our #ThemePrompt challenge: “The Night Sky.” The poetic outpourings of your souls impressed me. Well done, everyone! I was happy to see Radhika again. Her poem, Starry Date, held a romantic edge. Tina Brakebill shared a lovely Tanka called de …

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Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt: Jude Itakali

Padre picked an interesting photo for us all to work with this week for our #PhotoPrompt challenge. He sent this image to me a few weeks ago so he had no idea what would be happening in the world at the time. Many of you wrote poetry that reflected your feelings about the crazy times …

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Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #SynonymsOnly: Comfort & Worn: Traci Kenworth

It’s been a busy week! I’m still working away on my newest book, “Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry: The Art of Crafting Syllabic Poetry.” What I thought would be a quick book has turned into much more. That’s great because we will all benefit from my research. My husband and I also decided that …

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REBlog | Haibun: This Excruciating Wait | DJ Ranch

Throwing my phone down in frustration, I mutter under my breathe – ENOUGH! I’ve been glued to the stupid thing all day…constantly searching for new information – new stories, new stats, anything I can find to read about this virus. I’ve officially morphed into a news junkie and hardly recognize myself.  What am I looking …

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Reblog: Finding Clarity | Sally Cronin

Ken Gierke picked an excellent theme for us all to work with this week, “finding clarity.” I loved the creative bursts of energy we all felt from his words. You all worked hard this week! Sally Cronin’s poem, “Finding Clarity,” that captured the very essence of the theme. Congratulations Sally Cronin, from Smorgasbord Blog Magazine, …

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Reblog: Evening: A Mirror Cinquain | Padre’s Ramblings

Image Credit: © Ritu Bhathal Evening EveningHouselights appearBaths done, pajamas onChildren to be soon tucked in bedQuiet MomentDrink before the televisionSchool lunches still to packDoors checked – securedGoodnight ©2020 Padre’s Ramblings A mirror cinquain is a syllabic poem form which consists of a  2/4/6/8/2 cinquain poem followed by a 2/8/6/4/2 reverse cinquain. See you for …

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Reblog: My Take | Ruth Scribbles

Ruth, I’ve selected you to pick the syllables for next month’s challenge! Please email me at tankatuesdaypoetry@gmail.com with your two words a week before the synonyms only challenge. Have fun and pick some great words. Ruth wrote a perfect Gogyohka poem featured below. Notice how she wrote with breathy phrases. Please click the link below …

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Black Cockatoo (draw a bird day) | by Kerfe Roig

Kerfe shared an excellent drawing of a Cockatoo and a Traditional Haiku. Combined together, I would say this poem qualifies as a Haiga poem. I’ve added her to my Weekly Poetry Stars! Make sure and stop by and say hello. When you examine her poetry, the Haiku is the focus, although the meaning of the bird’s …

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Beyond | by Annette Rochelle Aben

Annette Rochelle Aben has written her first Gogyohka! Her poem addition to the weekly challenge rates her a place as one of our poetry stars! Please stop by and tell her hello! View from the window Frosted trees and bushes Blue peeks through white clouds Imagination removes the glass The soul flies with the birds …

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ReBLOG | lights slowly dimming ~ senryū | Rivrvlgr

Many thanks to everyone who participated in the weekly poetry challenge. You’re all amazing! Ken Gierke, aka RIVRVLOGR, I’ve selected you to pick the theme for the March 2020 #ThemePrompt. Please email me at tankatuesdaypoetry@gmail.com before next month’s challenge. Have fun and be creative. lights slowly dimming ~ senryū lights slowly dimmingaging parent’s shallow breathsnew grandchild …

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