Tag Archives: Syllabic Poetry

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 194 #SYNONYMSONLY

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! This week, Annette Rochelle Aben selected the words for the syllables only challenge. That means you can’t use those two words. You must find synonyms to replace them. Fun, right? Here are your two words: Hint & Bold Don’t forget, on the Monday before the next challenge, I’ll select a poem and share it on my

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Hedgerow – A Journal of small poems has a CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!

Submissions for hedgerow #132 welcome. CLOSING DATE: Mon 8th Sep. Please send around 10 poems/artwork to: hedgerowsubmission@gmail.com hedgerow is a short-poetry journal dedicated to publishing an eclectic mix of new & established voices across the spectrum of the short poem, with particular attention to the constantly evolving forms of English-language haiku, senryu, tanka & haiga.  Submissions of prose poems, other longer poems &

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WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #192 Theme prompt – MAPS: Franci Hoffman

Kerfe Roig selected the theme for this week: MAPS. Who knew this one word would inspire such great poetry? You all deserve a huge round of applause for your poetic endeavors. Here’s everyone who joined in via Mr. Linky: 1. willowdot21 11. Jules 21. anita dawes 2. Reena Saxena 12. Pat R 22. s. s. 3. Ruth Scribbles 13. Sue Vincent

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Frank Tassone’s Haikai Challenge #153: “Morning Glory Sunrise” #Haiku

This week, Frank Tassone asks us to write the haikai poem of our choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to either the cricket (koorogi) or the morning-glory (asagao). As always: Here’s how the challenge works: 1. write the haikai poem of your choice.2. post the link of your post to Mister Linky.3. pingback by posting the

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WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #PhotoPrompt: @lisalisathom

Aishwarya, from Kitty’s Verses, picked a great pair of words for us all to work with this week for our #PhotoPrompt challenge. How many of you could have written more than one poem from this image? There was so much here… train tracks, the color green, desolation, leaving, coming, etc. Lots to unpack in this image! I’m always thrilled each

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#Haikai Challenge #152 (8/16/20): katydid (kirigirisu), A #Haiku Sequence

This week, Frank J. Tassone’s Haikai Challenges asks us to write a haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to the katydid (kirigirisu). Here’s how the challenge works: 1. write the haikai poem of your choice.2. post the link of your post to Mister Linky.3. pingback by posting the link to the challenge

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When Life Gives You Lemons…Write Poetry! #Poetry #WritingCommunity #IARTG #ASMSG #TANKA #CINQUAIN #HAIBUN @ColleenChesebro #tryingnewthings – Author D.L. Finn

D.L. (Denise) Finn has gone through a series of traumatic events this year. However, what thrilled me was how she immersed herself in the learning of a new craft – writing syllabic poetry! Her star shines bright. Denise said, “When I write it (poetry), I’m visiting my soul, where I can reflect on my emotions and life.” I can’t think

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