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 best way I could, I’ve … Read more Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 128, #SynonymsOnly

“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 the Slavic Goddess, Vesna. I … Read more “Honoring the First Day of Spring,” A #Double Etheree

The Goddesses Eostre & Vesna; Celebrating Ostara & the Spring Equinox, by Colleen M. Chesebro

The second celebration on the Pagan Wheel of the Year is the Spring Equinox, also called Ostara, which is named after the Germanic goddess, Eostre, of Norse origin. Her name was also the inspiration for the Christian name, “Easter,” and for the name, “Ostara.” Eostre is the goddess of springtime and is always represented with … Read more The Goddesses Eostre & Vesna; Celebrating Ostara & the Spring Equinox, by Colleen M. Chesebro

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 get to choose their own … Read more Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 128 #SynonymsOnly

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 Flash Fiction prompt: In 99 words … Read more Beltane’s Song – A #Haibun #Tanka #flashfiction

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