Tag Archives: Butterfly Cinquain

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention(s), No. 144, #SynonymsOnly

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and any honorable mention poetry that really caught my eye. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. What a fun week! I enjoyed everyone’s take on the prompt words, “enchant and

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Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention(s), No. 143, #PoetsChoice

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and any honorable mention poetry that deserves a second read. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. This week for the first of the month, the challenge participants had the opportunity

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Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention(s), No. 141, #PhotoPrompt

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and any honorable mention poetry that really caught my eye. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. Congratulations, and many thanks to all the participants! Please visit the challenge post comments

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Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 119, “Mystery & Attract” #SynonymsOnly

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the work of poets from around the globe. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. PLEASE NOTE: Don’t forget to count your syllables. Use this site: howmanysyllables.com. Click on the workshop tab. Then, copy and paste your

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“Rebirth,” A Butterfly Cinquain

Here is my contribution to my Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge using synonyms for the words energy and knowledge. I used spirit for energy, and power for knowledge. Let’s continue to explore Cinquains. Tanka’s fall into this category, too. I chose to do a Butterfly Cinquain. These poems are visual, the words forming “word wings,” based on the syllable count: 9

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