Category Archives: Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt: Kitty’s Verses

What a fabulous photo from Sally Cronin this week. There were so many poetic possibilities! How many different metaphors did you see? Here’s who joined in: 1. Padre  8. Elizabeth  15. Kerfe Roig  2. Trent McDonald  9. Cheryl  16. Merril D. Smith  3. Frank J. Tassone  10. s. s.  17. Colleen Chesebro  4. willowdot21  11. Sue Vincent  18. Sally Cronin  5.

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Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Poet’s Choice – First of the Month Challenge # 185

Thanks for all of the amazing poetry! You guys are the best! The first of the month Poet’s Choice challenge participants are listed below: 1. Padre 10. anita dawes 19. Cheryl 2. Jude 11. Kim 20. Merril D. Smith 3. Dave Madden 12. Tina Stewart Brakebill 21. Colleen Chesebro 4. Trent McDonald 13. Tessa Dean 22. Sally Cronin 5. theindieshe

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The Diatelle Poem | Merril D. Smith, Poetry Star

Merril Smith shares how to create a diatelle poem. Merril says: “The Diatelle is a fun, syllable counting form like the etheree with a twist. The syllable structure of the diatelle is as follows: 1/2/3/4/6/8/10/12/10/8/6/4/3/2/1, but unlike an ethere, has a set rhyme pattern of abbcbccaccbcbba. This poetry form may be written on any subject matter and looks best center aligned in

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Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Theme Prompt: @SCVincent

Pat R. from last month’s challenge picked this month’s theme. I know this challenge was difficult! Congratulations to everyone who took part. You stepped up and met the challenge head-on! Bravo to you all! This month’s theme prompt: “…In the world’s broad field of battle, In the bivouac of Life,Be not like dumb, driven cattle! Be a hero in the strife…”

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Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Synonyms Only, No. 181: Anita Dawes

What a crazy week it’s been. I’m glad to put last week behind me. I had computer issues and then WiFi issues! WordPress has been slow and unresponsive. I finally changed my browser to Firefox so I could finish this post. Everything seems unstable. Hopefully, everything works again… Fingers crossed. Sorry, it took me so long to visit your poetry.

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