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WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #PhotoPrompt: @lisalisathom

Aishwarya, from Kitty’s Verses, picked a great pair of words for us all to work with this week for our #PhotoPrompt challenge. How many of you could have written more than one poem from this image? There was so much here… train tracks, the color green, desolation, leaving, coming, etc. Lots to unpack in this image! I’m always thrilled each

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COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 191 #PHOTOPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the third week of the month! Time for a #PhotoPrompt Aishwarya, aka, Kitty from Kitty’s Verses, was my selection from last month’s challenge. She has provided the photo for this month’s challenge. Remember, don’t just describe what is in the photo. Engage your senses and work with implied metaphors to make your poetry sing! For

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WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #Synonyms Only: Annette rochelle aben

Welcome to this week’s poetry challenge stars! Jules picked some interesting words for us all to work with this week for our #SynonymsOnly challenge: Circled and Squared. At first the words intimidated me… but not for long. Thesaurus.com listed plenty of words. Circled synonyms: encircle, rotate, surround, loop, etc. Squared synonyms: balance, fit in, jibe, fix, pay, buy, conform, etc.

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WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | Poet’s Choice #189

Our first of the month, Poet’s Choice challenge gives you the opportunity to share some of your best poetry! I love your creativity. It’s fun to see the different syllabic forms that you choose. Great work! Here’s who participated last week via Mr. Linky: 1. Padre  10. Myforever. blog  19. anita dawes  2. Elizabeth  11. Sue Vincent  20. Merril D. Smith 

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COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 189, #POET’SCHOICE

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! A note to all my poets and readers: I’m switching back to the premium plan from the business plan and working with WordPress. The renewal for the business plan at $300 a year is much too steep for a struggling poet, like me… so, beware of glitches. Hopefully, everything will go smoothly. ~Colleen~ It’s the first

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Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 188, #ThemePrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the fourth week of July! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Sue Vincent selected the theme this week with a quote prompt: “Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth.” Herman Hesse On the Monday before the next challenge, I’ll select someone

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