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“The Celebration” – A Haibun

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of wish & magic. Remember, synonyms are encouraged. This week, I decided to write a Haibun with a Tanka, called “The Celebration.” Both words have many connotations. Depending […]

Fairy Orbs Flicker – A Tanka

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 27 – “Light & Dark” Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of light and dark. This week, I decided to write a Tanka. I used “darkness,” for dark, and kept […]

A New Day Dawns – A #Tanka

Focus on the image below and breathe… Use your five senses and experience a new day. Deep in the forest pine needle musk scents the air near a babbling brook. Rising dawn yellows the sky announcing a brand new day. ©2017 Colleen M. Chesebro Forest = earth, and brook = […]

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 […]

A #Colorado Spring – A #Tanka

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

The Quest – A #Tanka

Hi! Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt word of “change” to “alter,” and I let “beauty” stay the same. Both words have many connotations and can modify the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many ways. Don’t be afraid to experiment […]