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Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 128, #SynonymsOnly

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the work of poets from around the globe. 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. By the way, in my search to display your poetry the… Continue reading

“Honoring the First Day of Spring,” A #Double Etheree

For my poetry challenge this week, I chose the words, Vernal Equinox for spring, and chant(ing) for sing. Considering we also have a full moon tonight, I can’t wait to see what blows in on the wind. To celebrate this first day of spring, I’d like to introduce you to… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 128 #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: Spring & Sing 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

Beltane’s Song – A #Haibun #Tanka #flashfiction

       I’m short on time today because I played in the dirt yesterday, so I’m combining my Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge with the Carrot Ranch.com flash fiction challenge, with those rules below. Click HERE to learn more about this week’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge. May 3, 2018, Carrot Ranch… Continue reading

Longing for Spring – A #Haiku

Snow crystals glisten – beneath the vault of heaven spring still has not sprung. © 2017 Colleen M. Chesebro Enter the world of the swamp fairy and learn about the Calcite fairy stone. Available on: Amazon Kindle Amazon Paperback Goodreads Universal book link Continue reading

Waiting for Spring – A #Tanka

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt word of “clouds” to “shroud,” and I left the word “spring.” Both words have many connotations. Depending on how you use your synonyms you can alter the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many… Continue reading

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge # 25 – Clouds & Spring

Happy TANKA 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. Grab a cup of Joe or a cup of tea and… Continue reading

The Seasons – Hugh’s Photo Challenge

For this week’s photo challenge from Hugh’s Views and News, who is being hosted by the ever fabulous, Ronovan, of Ronovan Writes, we are to show what “Season” means to us. Want to join the fun? Here’s what you need to do. Take or choose a photo that you’ve taken… Continue reading

Awaiting Spring – A Haiku

The RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #94 words are: “Diamonds & Pearls.” The poetic opportunities presented by these two words are endless. The most logical assumption is that “diamonds and pearls” are a girl’s best friend! At least we can all hope. For me, it is really hard not… Continue reading

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #90 Friend & Shiver

This week’s haiku challenge prompt words from Ronovan are “friend and shiver.” Friend = ally and Shiver = quake. Since I missed last week’s challenge, I thought I had better get this up early. I am in the full flush of spring fever! I love spring! Today, on my walk… Continue reading