How Writing Prompts Can Help Your Blog

H.R.R. Gorman has compiled a fabulous list of writing challenges, poetry challenges, and photo/writing challenges for use in our writing community. What are you waiting for? GET writing! <3

“Creative Intentions,” #Haibun #Tanka

This week for my weekly syllabic poetry challenge, I used the word, “frigid,” for cold, and “tempest” for storm. I wrote a Haibun/Tanka Idyll which consists of a prose paragraph, followed by a Tanka poem (5/7/5/7/7). All syllabic poetry has rules, and the Haibun is no exception. Here are a few of the rules for … Read more “Creative Intentions,” #Haibun #Tanka

The Yule Log – A Tanka

Happy Winter Solstice! Welcome to my contribution for my weekly Tanka challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt words: “warm = warmth and cheer = cheery.” Both words have many connotations and can change the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many ways. By the way, please link your Tanka to my post found here. My husband … Read more The Yule Log – A Tanka

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #13 – Warm & Cheer

Happy Tuesday everyone! Welcome to the TANKA CAFÉ and your weekly prompt post. Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you’re in the right place! Pull up a chair, order some coffee or tea and let’s write some TANKA poetry. (Please note: I changed my blog name and address to colleenchesebro.com. silverthreading.com will … Read more Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #13 – Warm & Cheer

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #12 – Peace & Spirit

Happy Tuesday everyone! Welcome to the TANKA CAFÉ and your weekly prompt post. Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you’re in the right place! Pull up a chair, order some coffee or tea and let’s write some TANKA poetry. (Please note: I changed my blog name and address to colleenchesebro.com. silverthreading.com … Read more Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #12 – Peace & Spirit

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #10 – FATE & STARS

Happy Tuesday everyone! Welcome to the TANKA CAFÉ and your weekly prompt post. Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you’re in the right place! Pull up a chair, order some coffee or tea and let’s write some TANKA poetry. (Please note: I changed my blog name and address to colleenchesebro.com. silverthreading.com … Read more Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #10 – FATE & STARS

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #8 – TIME & LAUGHTER

Happy Tuesday everyone! Welcome to the TANKA CAFÉ. Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you’re in the right place! Pull up a chair, order some coffee or tea and let’s write some TANKA poetry. (Please note: I changed my blog name and address to colleenchesebro.com. silverthreading.com will be dropped in the … Read more Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #8 – TIME & LAUGHTER

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #7 – CELEBRATE & WATCH

Happy Tuesday everyone! Welcome to the TANKA CAFÉ. Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you’re in the right place! Pull up a chair, order some coffee or tea and let’s write some TANKA poetry. (Please note: I changed my blog name and address to colleenchesebro.com. silverthreading.com will be discontinued in the … Read more Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #7 – CELEBRATE & WATCH

Silver’s #BOOK #REVIEWS – “Enscribing the Heavens from This Side,” By Author, Ina Hamilton Hart

Title:  Enscribing the Heavens from This Side Author: Ina Hamilton Hart Print Length: 186 Pages Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Publication Date: September 3, 2016 Sold by Amazon, LLC Language: English ISBN-10: 1530407133 ISBN-13: 978-1530407132 Formats: Paperback Kindle Goodreads Genres: Memoirs, Biographies, Poetry *I voluntarily reviewed an Advanced Reader’s Copy of this book for review purposes* “Calling words her legacy, Ms. Hart has compiled a … Read more Silver’s #BOOK #REVIEWS – “Enscribing the Heavens from This Side,” By Author, Ina Hamilton Hart

The Seasons of a Tree

In Spring – The Lady wears a crown of yellow blossoms whose sweet scents tease and tantalize of warmer days soon to be. By summer – Her Majesty dons her finest apparel with leaves a bright verdant green shiny with midsummer dreams. In Autumn – The Lady shows us her splendor whose bright orange leaves … Read more The Seasons of a Tree

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