Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 178 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the third week of the month! Time for a #PhotoPrompt Vashti Q. Vega, from last month’s challenge, has provided the photo for this month’s challenge: Remember, a photo can be a metaphor for your poetry. Think about the mood, the theme, and the color. Think outside of the box. We … Read more Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 178 #PhotoPrompt

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 176, #Poet’sChoice

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the first of the month and you know what that means! Poets, choose your own syllabic poetry form, theme, words, images, etc. It’s up to you! Are you looking for inspiration for your syllabic poetry? Find an image on Pixabay.com or experiment with “found poetry” as a way to find … Read more Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 176, #Poet’sChoice

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 175, #ThemePrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Can you believe we’re starting on our 175th poetry challenge together? I think that is amazing! Here’s to us, with many more challenges to come! Thanks for all your creativity! It’s the fourth week of the month! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Elizabeth, from Tea and Paper, chose the … Read more Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 175, #ThemePrompt

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 174 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the third week of the month! Time for a #PhotoPrompt Jude, from Tales Told Different, selected the photo for this month’s challenge. Clearly, his love for romantic poetry is evident in his selection. However, don’t let that be your only guide. Think about what is going on in this image. … Read more Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 174 #PhotoPrompt

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 173 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! I picked the two synonyms for this week’s challenge. Remember, there are many ways to use these words. Don’t be afraid of creativity! Here are your two words: Idea & Fancy On the Monday before the next challenge, I will pick my favorite poem from the #SynonymsOnly and share it on … Read more Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 173 #SynonymsOnly

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 146 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Here are your two words for this week: FALL & GIVE HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY!  Check the thesaurus for different meanings of these words. The word fall is a homonym. PLEASE … Read more Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 146 #SynonymsOnly

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 145 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? It’s the middle of the month challenge ~ time for a photo prompt! This month we will use a photo chosen by last month’s “Photo-Prompt” Poet of the Week ~ Jane Dougherty. Use the above photo … Read more Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 145 #PhotoPrompt

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 144 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Here are your two words for this week: “Enchant & Fly” HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! Except for the first challenge of the month ~ then, the poets get to choose their own … Read more Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 144 #SynonymsOnly

“Monsoon Madness,” A #Haibun #Tanka

The challenge words for this week’s poetry challenge are “character and wild.” I used tempestuous for character, and howling for wild. Here in Arizona, the weather forecasters speak of “the monsoon season” and the destruction it sometimes wrecks across Phoenix and Maricopa County. “Not to worry,” I said. We’ve lived through blizzards, sub-zero temperatures, hurricanes, … Read more “Monsoon Madness,” A #Haibun #Tanka

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 117, First of the Month – Poet’s Choice of Words

Sorry for the late publishing. I had problems scheduling this post. <3 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 … Read more Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 117, First of the Month – Poet’s Choice of Words

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