Let’s Talk: TANKA

The other day I shared the information that the UHTS is sponsoring the “Fleeting Words” Tanka Competition.  Here is the Submission Period and Deadline: May 1-August 15 of each year.  There is a 10 poem limit on the number of submissions. If more than 10 poems are submitted, only the first 10 poems will be entered. … Continue reading Let’s Talk: TANKA

UHTS: SUBMISSION CALL for October 2019 issue of Cattails

SUBMISSION CALL for October 2019 issue of cattails Submissions for Fall/October issue open: 1st July (midnight) GMT and close: 15th August (midnight) GMT. Attention POETS: Please read the instructions below carefully so you know how and where to submit your poetry. ❤ *** Please make sure you submit your work to the correct editor. Mike Montreuil is the haibun editor … Continue reading UHTS: SUBMISSION CALL for October 2019 issue of Cattails

Punctuation in Poetry – Should we do it?

The most important thing you can learn about writing poetry is to add punctuation, especially if you are going to enter your poems into contests like I suggested in this post: https://colleenchesebro.com/2019/06/16/the-united-haiku-tanka-society-uhts-poetry-contest-information/. Join UHTS HERE. We're all familiar with this example: Lets eat Grandma! OR: Let's eat, Grandma. When you read the above sentences, the … Continue reading Punctuation in Poetry – Should we do it?

The United Haiku & Tanka Society (UHTS) Poetry Contest Information

UHTS offers an opportunity for poets to submit their poetry to various contests throughout the year. I've copied the information from the UHTS site, HERE. HERE is the link for the Contests on their website. ALL serious poets should consider submitting their work to these contests. ❤ What are you waiting for? Image by congerdesign … Continue reading The United Haiku & Tanka Society (UHTS) Poetry Contest Information