Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars

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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Colleen's 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Etheree #Haiku #Poetry Challenge No. 161 #PhotoPrompt – Henna | But I Smile Anyway

This month, I’ve chosen Ritu to pick next month’s image for the February #PhotoPrompt! I’ve also shared her poetry! Here’s the link to her original post: Butismileanyway.com Henna Stains Hennaed Signalling Celebration The deeper the stain The stronger the love of Mother-in-law to-be His name tattooed on her hand A challenge, to find it, himself …

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the permanence of henna ~ gogyohka | RIVRVLOGR

Source: the permanence of henna ~ gogyohka Ken shares an amazing poem using a Gogyohka which is a five-line, untitled, Japanese poetic form. Unlike tanka (5/7/5/7/7 syllables), Gogyohka has no restrictions on length. (Wikipedia.org) Here are the rules for this poem from Wikipedia.com: Five rules of Gogyohka by Enta Kusakabe (1983) Gogyohka is a new form of …

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Ritual #Tanka Tuesday | Myths of the Mirror

Source: Ritual #Tanka Tuesday I’m sharing Diana Peach’s Crown Cinquain as part of this week’s Poetry Challenge Stars. This is amazing work. Notice how the stanzas flow from one to another telling the story of the image. ~Colleen~ Ritual mehndilove painted handspalms offering the worldthe beauty of hearts awakenedsacred umberscented colormy bridal ritualbless me with …

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