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the permanence of henna ~ gogyohka | RIVRVLOGR

Source: the permanence of henna ~ gogyohka Ken shares an amazing poem using a Gogyohka which is a five-line, untitled, Japanese poetic form. Unlike tanka (5/7/5/7/7 syllables), Gogyohka has no restrictions on length. (Wikipedia.org) Here are the rules for this poem from Wikipedia.com: Five rules of Gogyohka by Enta Kusakabe (1983) Gogyohka is a new form of short poem that is based

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Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday Recap: #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 156, #PoetsChoice

The Countdown is on to the Winter Solstice! Are you ready? Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and the honorable mention poetry that spoke to me. 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. I approve all comments

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“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 you doing tonight to celebrate the full Harvest Moon?

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Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 125#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: Origin & Write 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 words. ❤ PLEASE support the

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Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 122

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Valentine’s Day isn’t far off. This is your opportunity to write all that love poetry you’ve been saving. Go ahead… May the muse be with you. ❤ It’s the first challenge of the month which means poets get to choose their

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