Time for recap of the week’s responses to Colleen Chesebro’s #Tuesday #Poetry challenge.. two special mentions this week for Anita Dawes and Jaye Marie and Michael Cheadle, one half of the dynamic writing duo (with mum Robbie Cheadle) amazing poems from everyone.. Tomorrow a new challenge.. why not give it a try… #recommended
Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the work of poets from around the globe. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines.
PLEASE NOTE: Don’t forget to count your syllables. Use this site: howmanysyllables.com. Click on the workshop tab. Then, copy and paste your poem into the box, and click “count syllables” at the bottom.
For some, this challenge is a way to learn more about writing in English, even though it’s the American version. English is a second language to many of our participants.
I also understand that accent and inflection play a key roll in the way you say certain words and this will change the syllable count. Here is my compromise: Please try to get as close to the syllable count as possible when writing these syllabic forms…
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