Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Theme Prompt, No. 179: Shakespeare Quote

HAPPY JUNE! The use of Mr. Linky has made finding the poems easier. Don’t forget to look for the linkup at the bottom of each challenge post. Make sure to add the URL of your published post. Now, you can go back to the challenge post, click on Mr. Linky and see all the other … Read more Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Theme Prompt, No. 179: Shakespeare Quote

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt: Frank Tassone

When Vashti Vega sent in the photo of the crocodile for this week’s challenge. I really got excited. There was so much atmosphere to infer from the photo. I had no way of knowing what you all would come up with. I was totally blown away by your creativity and the depth of meaning shared … Read more Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt: Frank Tassone

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | SynonymsOnly, Challenge #177

Kerfe, from Method Two Madness, picked an impressive pair of words this week for our #SynonymsOnly challenge: Transition & Harmony. I always love your creativity! Here are a few poems I couldn’t pass by: Jude: Calm in Chaos Sally Cronin: Advancing Years Donna Matthews: Petrichor Rising Sue Vincent: Changes This week, Linda from Charmed Chaos … Read more Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | SynonymsOnly, Challenge #177

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Poet’s Choice Challenge #176

As I continue to work on researching the syllabic poetry forms for my new book, I’m captivated by the amount of quality poetry that appears in the challenges weekly. It makes me proud of all your hard work and determination. You guys are amazing! Yet, I always worry someone will get bored with the challenge … Read more Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Poet’s Choice Challenge #176

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Theme Prompt #175: Merril D. Smith

Hello, everyone: Many of you participated in NaPoWritMo, the National Poetry Society’s writing contest where you’re asked to write a poem a day during the month of April. Let me congratulate all of you who took part. In fact, many of you didn’t miss this challenge, taking part in both at the same time! You … Read more Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Theme Prompt #175: Merril D. Smith

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt Poetry Challenge 174: Vashti Q Vega

Jude, from Tales Told Different, picked an excellent photo for us this week for our #PhotoPrompt challenge. The haunting image of the young girl gazing wistfully into the distance holds many poetic possibilities. Willow Willers had a great take with her poem HERE. Kim Blades saw something different in her poem HERE. Meanwhile, the IndieShe unleashed … Read more Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt Poetry Challenge 174: Vashti Q Vega

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Challenge #173 – Synonyms Only: Idea & Fancy

Hello, everyone! Finally, my house painting project has ended. My husband and I are both worn out, but we beat the heat! The highs in Phoenix this week will climb into the nineties, which means it’s time to turn on the air conditioning. I want to thank everyone for putting up with my late comments … Read more Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Challenge #173 – Synonyms Only: Idea & Fancy

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | First of the Month ~ Poet’s Choice

We’re almost at the end of our house painting project… thank goodness, as we’re both exhausted. After painting there’s the cleaning, rearranging, and redecorating. Each step in this process is immensely satisfying to me. This kind of work gives immediate results. I always say you have to live in a house for a while until … Read more Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | First of the Month ~ Poet’s Choice

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Specific Poetry Form ~ #CinquainPoetry

There’s something special about the Cinquain form… it’s the iambic purr of just the right amount of syllables that always touches my heart. You guys outdid your self this week. I’m thrilled you love Cinquain poetry as much as I do. I’ll share some of the highlights that grabbed my attention: Joe’s Lanterne: Population David’s … Read more Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Specific Poetry Form ~ #CinquainPoetry

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

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