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

“The New Moon,” #Gogyohka

For months now, it’s been my goal to join in some other poetry challenges, other than my own. Today was finally that day! Many thanks to a chance encounter on Twitter, Frank Tassone reminded me he would be at dVerse, the Poets Pub. Just click the link below to learn more and join in: Frank … Read more “The New Moon,” #Gogyohka

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

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 169 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the third week of the month! Time for a #PhotoPrompt Padre, from Padre’s Ramblings, provided the photo for this month’s challenge. What does this photo say to you? Write some syllabic poetry and tell me what you think. Make sure to give Padre credit for the use of his photo. … Read more Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 169 #PhotoPrompt

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 168 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! This week, I’m looking for Haibun (Prose & Haiku) and Tanka Prose (Prose and Tanka) to use as examples in my book. I’m also going through your blogs and leaving you messages of poetry that I’d like to share in the book. As always, you retain all rights to your work … Read more Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 168 #SynonymsOnly

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 166, #ThemePrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the fourth week of the month! Ken Gierke selected this month’s theme prompt. On the Monday before the next challenge, I’ll select someone to choose next month’s theme. Have fun! Don’t forget to send me poetry examples for my poetry book. I’ll need: Tanka, Gogyohka, Haibun, Cinquain (all forms), Etheree, … Read more Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 166, #ThemePrompt

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 165 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the third week of the month! Time for a #PhotoPrompt I selected Ritu Bhathal from last month’s challenge to pick the photo for this month. She has provided the following image. Please include the copyright when sharing this image on your blog. What emotions do you feel in the moment … Read more Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 165 #PhotoPrompt

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 … Read more Reblog: My Take | Ruth Scribbles

“Love is,” #Gogyohka

Let’s talk more about the Gogyohka syllabic poetry form which uses the 5/7/5/7/7 Tanka line structure. Instead of counting syllables we write in phrases consisting of one spoken breath. I can hear you all now… how can this form fit into the syllabic category if we don’t count the syllables? The Gogyohka form by Enta … Read more “Love is,” #Gogyohka

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 164 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the second week of the month! That means Synonyms ONLY! I’ll pick a the two words for you to write about for this month. On the Monday before the next challenge, I’ll select someone to choose next month’s two synonyms. Here are your two words: Love & Harmony PLEASE don’t … Read more Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 164 #SynonymsOnly

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