TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 241, #SPECIFICFORM: TANKA PROSE

. Nature's Wounds I could always see a canopy of green trees outside my window.A plethora of birds rested and ambled on the branches as tiny squirrels climbed up and down,their bushy tails meticulously curled. The cuckoo sang to welcome the spring and parrots sat regally on the trees. In the rains, shiny leaves glistened… Continue reading TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 241, #SPECIFICFORM: TANKA PROSE

TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 240, #THEMEPROMPT

This month’s theme is:LULLABY chosen by Vashti Quiroz-Vega I have written an Abhanga. Silvery Wisps fall into calm reposecatch wisps of floating dreamson silvery hope reamswaltzing in darkecho of melodydances to bewitch blightfiery zeal to igniterapture untamed Via : https://wp.me/p4xNpg-cre

#TANKA TUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 238, #SYNONYMSONLY

Words of the week are Sanctuary and Follow. Synonyms are Refuge and Pursue I have attempted a Tanka solitude inside my refuge in life's turmoils weary soul retreats in calm repose to weave dreams it dreads to ever pursue Via: Tanka Tuesday

#TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 236, #THEMEPROMPT

Donna Matthews from D J Ranch.org last month’s challenge picked the theme: EXPEDITION. I have written a Cadence on the above theme. Cadence created by Ella Cunningham, is a heptastich, a poem in 7 lines with with1/2/3/4/4/8/5 syllables per line. It is unrhymed, but end words should be no articles or prepositions. Hope's expedition fell… Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 236, #THEMEPROMPT

#TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 235 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

Image Credit: Annette Rochelle Aben I have attempted a Gogyohka starry dreams faraway i anchor them on life's sandy shore filling them with irridescent hues pearly thoughts of wisdom making them true far more uncached,they are now my own Via: Tanka Tuesday

#TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 234, #SYNONYMSONLY

My synonyms for Green and Morass are lush and labyrinth. I have experimented with a new form,the Cinquetun. This verse form was created by E. Ernest Murrell.The Cinquetun is a hexastich, a poem in 6 lines with 8/6/10/6/8/2 syllables each. The rhyme scheme is axbaxb, x being unrhymed. tangled in labyrinth of life wisps of… Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 234, #SYNONYMSONLY

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 232, #SPECIFICFORM

First, choose your favorite syllabic poetry form. Write your poem. Next, give your poem some different characteristics to make it something different. You can change the syllable count, rhyme scheme (add or get rid of it), anything you want to create a new form. Write this poem. Give your new syllabic poetry form a name.… Continue reading COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 232, #SPECIFICFORM

WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 231, #THEMEPROMPT

Jules has picked this month's theme as "Discovery". I have attempted a Tanka on the above theme. seeking love each day utopian quest endless selflessly she gave- to be bestowed with deep pain inciting self love sublime Via : Tanka Tuesday

#Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 228, #Poet’sChoice

Image from https://pixabay.com/ I have written an Andaree,a syllabic form created by Andrea Dietrich writing on PoetrySoup in Feb, 2015 It is syllabic, with lines of 11/9/7/5/3/1/3/5/7/9/11 Rhyme Scheme: Aabbcbc bbaA It requires a Refrain: Line 1 is repeated as Line 11. Generally displayed centered Hope Blossoms Via : Tanka Tuesday