Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 145 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Did you know that poetry books are all the rage right now? Have you ever heard of a poetry chapbook? The Alliance of Independent Authors shares a fascinating article about self-publishing something called a chapbook (a U.K. term), which is a pamphlet here in the U…. Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 148 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Here are your two words for this week: EMPTY & SPACE HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY!  PLEASE support the other poets by visiting their blogs and leaving… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 147, #Poet’sChoice

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the first of the month and you know what that means! Poets choose your own words. It’s my favorite month of the year! HAPPY OCTOBER! PLEASE support the other poets by visiting their blogs and leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 146 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Here are your two words for this week: FALL & GIVE HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY!  Check the thesaurus for different meanings of these words. The word… Continue reading

5th Halloween-Poem Contest

I took part in this contest last year and had a blast. If you love Halloween as much as I do, jump in and write a poem! <3 Source: https://aurorajalexander.wordpress.com/2019/09/30/5th-halloween-poem-contest-jury-introduction-and-start-up/ Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 145 #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 ~ Jane… Continue reading

“Moon Madness,” #Haiku

This week for my poetry challenge, the words were “enchant and fly.” Finding different synonyms than everyone else proved to be rather interesting. So, for enchant, I used bewitched. For fly, I used a phrase, take flight. bewitched by the moonsynchronicity stymiedstartled—birds take flight ©2019 Colleen M. Chesebro What are… Continue reading

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE ANNUAL UHTS SAMURAI HAIBUN CONTEST ARE OPEN

Attention Poets: Who’s ready to write some Haibun POETRY? Not sure how to write a Haibun Poem? Click HERE. So, Here’s the scoop on this contest: The Submission Period and Deadline are 1st September – 15th December 2019.  Please do “not” use the cattails submissions guidelines for contests. RESULTS: The names of winners… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 144 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Here are your two words for this week: “Enchant & Fly” HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! Except for the first challenge of the month ~ then, the poets… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention(s), No. 143, #PoetsChoice

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and any honorable mention poetry that deserves a second read. 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. This week for the… Continue reading