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Colleen's 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 160 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the second week of the month! That means Synonyms ONLY! Here are your two words: “CALM & PRESENT” PLEASE support the other poets by visiting blogs and leaving comments. Peer reviews help poets perfect their writing craft. Remember… sharing is caring. For Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge, you can write your …

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#Haiku & #Senryu Poetry Forms

Now that I’ve got the 2019 Poet of the Week Compilation sorted, I wanted to talk more about writing and creating Haiku and Senryu in English with the traditional rules and what I call the “current” rules. Read my post here: 5/7/5 vs 3/5/3 & 2/3/2 Haiku & Senryu Styles for more information. My challenge …

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UPDATE to The 2019 Poet of the Week Compilation

Please NOTE: The compilation on the original post contained errors. I’ve updated the PDF (thanks to Dr. G) and have deleted the original post. Please download this new version of the PDF. I’ve updated my site’s rating on Google Chrome to a B+ which should make downloading the PDF easier. I apologize for the inconvenience. …

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Colleen's 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 159, #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! PLEASE support the other poets by visiting blogs and leaving comments. Peer reviews help poets perfect their writing craft. Remember… sharing is caring. For …

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UHTS – The “AHA” Haiku/Senryu Contest ALERT!

One of my goals for 2020, is to encourage poets to enter more contests, including myself. The way I look at it: How can we gauge our poetic abilities if we don’t get feedback from others outside of our usual writing community? The United Haiku Tanka Society has the perfect solution! The “AHA” Haiku/Senryu Contest …

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Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 158, #PhotoPrompt

Happy Winter Solstice, everyone! Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and the honorable mention poetry from last week’s challenge. 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. Remember… the challenge is on holiday …

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Colleen's 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 158 #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 ~ Merril D. Smith. Use the above …

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Red Bird, #Haiga

It took me a while to come up with my own Haiku using this week’s words: gift and shake for our weekly poetry challenge. Synonyms only, so I used alms for gift, and flits for shake. I chose this image because it adds to the seasonal nature of my Haiku. Not sure how to create …

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Colleen's 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 157 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! The magic of the season is all around us. Can you feel it? Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Here are your two words for this week: “Give & Shake” HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY!  If you want …

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Colleen's 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 156, #Poet'sChoice

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the first of the month and you know what that means! Poets choose your own words. PLEASE support the other poets by visiting their blogs and leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is always nice too. Don’t forget to share your poetry in the comments. It’s been …

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