Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 183, #ThemePrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the fourth week of the month! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Pat R. from last month’s challenge picked the theme. You can choose either quote or both if you’d like. This month’s theme is: “…In the world’s broad field of battle, In the bivouac of Life,Be not like … Read more Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 183, #ThemePrompt

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt No. 182

Thanks everyone for the lovely poetry dedicated to my new writing muse, Freyja. I’ve decided to create a collage of poems, along with the author’s names, and a photo of Freyja that I can frame and hang in my creative room. I’ll work on that this week and share it in a post. Frank J. … Read more Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt No. 182

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | No. 180, Poet’s Choice

Thank you so much for all the poetry this week. It’s been fabulous! Did anyone have issues with Mr. Linky? Most of the responses have been favorable, as the widget makes finding the poems easier. Don’t forget to look for the link in each post. Just add the URL of your published post. Now, you … Read more Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | No. 180, Poet’s Choice

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Poet’s Choice Challenge #176

As I continue to work on researching the syllabic poetry forms for my new book, I’m captivated by the amount of quality poetry that appears in the challenges weekly. It makes me proud of all your hard work and determination. You guys are amazing! Yet, I always worry someone will get bored with the challenge … Read more Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Poet’s Choice Challenge #176

“The Palo Verde Weeps” #Haibun

I always love the beginning of the month’s poetry challenge because poets choose a form and write about the things that mean the most to them. As the number of coronavirus infections and deaths continues to climb in Arizona, I leave at sunrise for my early morning walks to avoid contact with others. I’ve discovered … Read more “The Palo Verde Weeps” #Haibun

“In Retrospect,” #Haibun, #FlashFiction

To get back into the swing of writing, I’ve combined my weekly #PhotoPrompt poetry challenge and the Carrot Ranch prompt into one piece. The April 23, 2020, Carrot Ranch prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about distance dating. It can be any genre, era, or setting. Who is dating, and … Read more “In Retrospect,” #Haibun, #FlashFiction

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 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 170, #ThemePrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the fourth week of the month – time for a #ThemePrompt! Last month, I selected Sally Cronin to pick this month’s theme: The Night Sky On the Monday before the next challenge, I’ll select someone to choose next month’s theme. Have fun! PLEASE support the other poets by visiting blogs … Read more Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 170, #ThemePrompt

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

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #SynonymsOnly: Comfort & Worn: Traci Kenworth

It’s been a busy week! I’m still working away on my newest book, “Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry: The Art of Crafting Syllabic Poetry.” What I thought would be a quick book has turned into much more. That’s great because we will all benefit from my research. My husband and I also decided that … Read more Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #SynonymsOnly: Comfort & Worn: Traci Kenworth

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