Aspiration #midnighthaiku

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

Always aspiring

Seeking to attain the sun

We who are the light

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Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 81, ENCHANT & SHAPE, #SynonymsOnly

Colleen Chesebro ~ The Fairy Whisperer

Welcome to Tanka Tuesday

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY!

Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some poetry?

HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY!

I hope you will support the other poets with visits to blogs and by leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is always nice too.


Opportunities for Poets

Dime Show Review publishes fiction, flash fiction, ten-word stories, poetry, and essays, both online and in print. They are looking for literature that suspends doubt, writing that appears of its own accord and tells secrets we never suspected but always knew.

Dime Show Review is published three times a year in print, and online on a rolling basis. They accept submissions from February 1 through November 1 each year, and they respond to most submissions within two to twelve weeks. Authors who don’t receive a response within three months are welcome…

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In the Potting Shed: Tabletop Gardening with Seeds and Veggies

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I have all things garden on my mind with the arrival of spring! Most of my free time recently has been occupied with garden clean up and puttering around the Potting Shed. Our weather has been a roller coaster ride of unpredictability this spring, but it looks like we’re finally on a warming trend after […]

via In the Potting Shed: Tabletop Gardening with Seeds and Veggies — Home is Where the Boat Is

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Tuesday Photo Challenge – Heat

Dutch goes the Photo!

Welcome to Week 106 of the Tuesday Photo Challenge.  As I’m traveling at the moment, it will take me a bit of time to get caught up on the round up for last week’s TPC; my apologies for the delay, as sometimes work gets in the way of life.

As I’m currently in Brno, a wonderful city in the Czech Republic, I’m experiencing rather different weather from the chilly New England Spring weather that I left; it’s rather warm here!  It’s wonderful to enjoy these temperatures, although my body considers it a shock.  Which gets me to this week’s theme of Heat!

For this challenge, there are a number of directions that you may want to explore from the very primal heat of fire to the effect of lazy on a hot, sunny day.  I’m looking forward to seeing what creative approaches you will take this week.

Here is a…

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#Weekly Tanka Prompt #Poetry Challenge – Week 94 – Moon & Romance

Ramblings of a Writer

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#Weekly Tanka Prompt #Poetry Challenge – Week 94 – Moon & Romance

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The “Weekly Tanka Challenge Prompt” is now also a Poetry Prompt Challenge (any form).

Use the weekly poetry prompt “moon & romance”  to write a poem – any form, your choice, also please feel free to substitute these prompt words with a “synonym”.

I have been trying a few new ones, you may like to try one yourself.

Sidlak Poetry is a structured poetry consisting of five lines with 3-5-7-9 syllables and a color. The last line must be a color that describes the whole poem or the feeling of the writer.

Etheree Poetry – Syllabic Pattern: 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10, Rhyme: None

Reverse Etheree Poetry The only as Etheree poetry the only difference is that the syllabic count is reversed: 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1

Double Etheree

Two Etheree stanzas, where the second one is reversed.

Syllabic…

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