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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

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

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

“Monsoon Madness,” A #Haibun #Tanka

The challenge words for this week’s poetry challenge are “character and wild.” I used tempestuous for character, and howling for wild. Here in Arizona, the weather forecasters speak of “the monsoon season” and the destruction it sometimes wrecks across Phoenix and Maricopa County. “Not to worry,” I said. We’ve lived… Continue reading

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 40 – SUGAR & SPICE

Please note: Something was wrong with the first post. I had to delete it and start over again. Sorry for the confusion. Happy POETRY Tuesday everyone! Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you’re in the right place! Pull up a chair, and let’s write some poetry…. Continue reading

“The Lark Bunting” – A #Tanka #Poem

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I kept the prompt words of “Fog” and “Change.” Both words have many connotations. Depending on how you use your synonyms you can alter the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many ways. Don’t be afraid to experiment… Continue reading