TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 284, 8/9/22, #SpecificForm: 4-11

Reena Saxena has provided a piece of her artwork for this month’s challenge. I have attempted a sequence of Gogyohkas A Melange colours of life blend to tell a taletales of irridescent joyshaded with teary trailsdotted with dewy dropssparkling in translucent hue colours variegated and splatteredmingle in a symphonic arraydull and dreary fringed with fiery flamessubtle… Continue reading TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 284, 8/9/22, #SpecificForm: 4-11

TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 284, 8/9/22, #SpecificForm: 4-11

Yvette Calleiro selected a syllabic form for this week.. Her choice was a form that Gwen Plano created, called the 4-11. Gwen says the 4-11 is a stanza of eleven lines, four syllables each line. The beginning line also repeats as the last line. Here is Gwen’s example. Freedom freedom boundlessan elusivemirage gleamingon blisteringdry sandy plainsbewitchinglybeguile,it tiesin… Continue reading TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 284, 8/9/22, #SpecificForm: 4-11

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 282, 7/26/22, #THEMEPROMPTWELCOME TO TANKA

 Harmony selected this month’s theme as“The Longest Day” I have written an Alouette, created by Jan Turner It consists of two or more stanzas of 6 lines each, (12 lines or more)with the following set rules:Syllabic: 5/5/7/5/5/7 andRhyme Scheme: aabccb.This Alouette is about that long day when you forget everything to Shake hands with that stranger… Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 282, 7/26/22, #THEMEPROMPTWELCOME TO TANKA

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 281, 7/19/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

© Willow Willers I have attempted a Crown Cinquain Resurrected Love two heartsbeating as oneembalmed in golden blisssails through love's stormy travails smoothly spinningdreamy tendrilstwining gentle phantasmsof eternal love's fragrant bloomin peace thunderroared to smash heartsinto small smithereenstrue love stood tall and tenaciousshining true love'sreticent twirlwaltzed with strange steadfast rhythmunperturbed by adversitiesof Fate passionresurrectedfrom rushed… Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 281, 7/19/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 278, #SpecificForm: tanka prose

Image from washttps://www.pexels.com/photo/human-green-eye-reflecting-building-and-blue-sky-4526475/ Illusion She lived in a bubble caged in the glassy cocoon. Seeing the outside world in a pristine hues that merely refracted the veiled truth her life was a frothy placebo weaving an illusionary web. And then Tides turned! Tossed and battered in the vicious vortex,she simply drifted along.tempests burst bubble.tossing her… Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 278, #SpecificForm: tanka prose

#TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 277: #Tastetherainbow-Color Poetry

"Without black, no color has any depth. But if you mix black with everything, suddenly there’s shadow – no, not just shadow, but fullness. You’ve got to be willing to mix black into your palette if you want to create something that’s real.” ~Amy Grant My color of the day is black.Black is not always… Continue reading #TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 277: #Tastetherainbow-Color Poetry

#TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 276, 5/31/22, #ShareYourDay

Image from https://images.app.goo.gl/6Qp71f6nGBYU9m1e6 I have written an Argonelles. It is composed of an unlimited amount of 5-line stanzas (quintains). The syllable count is 2-6-8-8-6, with line 2 & 5 having the same syllable count and limes 3 & 4 composed of the same syllable count. The rhyme scheme of an Argonelles is : a-b-c-c-b. Day… Continue reading #TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 276, 5/31/22, #ShareYourDay

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 275, 5/24/22, #THEMEPROMPT

Kerfe selected this month’s theme:This month’s theme is:“Useful” I have written a Gogyohka useful today redundant tomorrowflux of time never holds stillbut spirit of love eternally liveswars fought and bloodshed since ageskind love solaces to heal wounds Via :https://wordcraftpoetry.com/2022/05/24/tankatuesday-weekly-poetry-challenge-no-275-5-24-22-themeprompt/?amp=1

TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 273, 5/10/22, #SpecificForm

Sally Cronin has selected  the butterfly cinquain as this week's form.The Butterfly Cinquain is an unrhymed, nine-line syllabic poem with 2-4-6-8-2-8-6-4-2 syllables per line.  summersun bakes land downhard and brown to sizzlesweaty precipitation beadsdrizzlemelting sweet icy popsiclesi lick in ecstasycalories groani smile Via: https://wordcraftpoetry.com/2022/05/10/tankatuesday-poetry-challenge-no-273-specificform/?amp=1

#TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 272: #Tastetherainbow-Color Poetry

Happy Mother's Day to all!Mother's love,a palette of so many colours encompassing different facets of life-pure, selfless and unconditionalThis Tanka is an Ode to love that nurtures us all! fragrant rosy huedis solace of mother's loveazured love boundlessrolling back to share love morebrowned -yellowed yet eternal Via : https://wordcraftpoetry.com/2022/05/03/tankatuesday-weekly-poetry-challenge-no-272-tastetherainbow-color-poetry/?amp=1