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COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 195 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the third week of the month! Time for an Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt This challenge explores Ekphrastic writing inspired by visual art (photographs). Lisa Thompson, from last month’s challenge, has provided the photo for this month’s challenge: For Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge, you can write your poem in the forms defined on the Poetry Challenge Cheatsheet (click

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COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 194 #SYNONYMSONLY

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! This week, Annette Rochelle Aben selected the words for the syllables only challenge. That means you can’t use those two words. You must find synonyms to replace them. Fun, right? Here are your two words: Hint & Bold Don’t forget, on the Monday before the next challenge, I’ll select a poem and share it on my

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COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 193, #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! WAIT… 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 some inspiration. Another option

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COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 192, #THEMEPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the fourth week of the month! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Kerfe Roig from last month’s challenge picked the theme… This month’s theme is: Maps On the Monday before the next challenge, I’ll select someone to choose next month’s theme. For Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge, you can write your poem in the forms

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COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 190 #SYNONYMSONLY

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Sorry for the chaos last week! I’m slowing updating all the pages that did NOT come over from the business plan. The Poetry Challenge Cheat Sheet link and the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Book Store links are on the main menu above. You should be able to access them. Please let me know if something is not

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Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 187 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the third week of the month! Time for a #PhotoPrompt! Sally Cronin provided the photo for this month’s photo challenge: What does this photo say to you? Remember to use all of your senses when you craft your poetry. Could this photo be a metaphor for something? For Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge, you can write

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Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 186 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Anita Dawes picked the two words for you to choose your synonyms from. Opposites are so fun to work with. I can’t wait to see what you come up with! Here are your two words: “BLESSED & HEX” On the Monday before the next challenge, I’ll select a poem and share it on my blog as

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Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 185, #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! WAIT… 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 some inspiration. Another option

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Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 182 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the third week of the month! Time for a #PhotoPrompt! On Wednesday, my new writing muse, Freyja will finally come home. At eight weeks old, I’m sure she will be a lot of fun. To celebrate, I selected the photo for this month’s challenge. This isn’t my little girl, but this kitty looks close enough!

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Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 181 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Here are your two words, provided by Linda Lee Lyberg: “Nimble & Enigma“ On the Monday before the next challenge, I’ll select a poem and share it on my blog as part of the Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars. Whoever I pick will choose the words for next month’s challenge! PLEASE support the other poets by visiting

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