Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 135 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? I’ve updated the printable Poetry Form Cheat Sheet that I give away for signing up to my weekly blog recap newsletter. If you are a regular challenge participant and would like… Continue reading

#Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 76 Recap, “Joy & Fury”

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Recap. Last week’s words “joy and fury,” are opposites. Michael Lydon shares: “Bringing words of opposite meaning close together is one of writing’s most ancient devices, called oxymoron when the opposites abut—as they do in “oxymoron”: its Greek roots, oxys/moros, mean “sharp/dull”; and antithesiswhen close in balanced phrases… Continue reading