This week’s submissions to Colleen Chesebro’s poetry challenge are diverse and superb… A great opportunity in a relatively small amount of syllables to tell a story and have fun at the same time.. Some familiar names amongst the poets including D. G. Kaye, Sue Vincent, Ritu Bhathal, Vashti Quiroz-Vega, Jaye Marie and Anita Dawes and a fabulous double Etheree from Colleen Chesebro too.
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 calledColleen’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.
The Poet of the Week will be published in the 2019 Poet of the Week Anthology, which everyone will be able to grab as a PDF in January 2020.
Each week, I like to highlight a poet who I call the Poet of the Week, who has shared an exceptional message, or shown impassioned creativity through words or form. Poetry is all about perception, so don’t be shocked if you don’t feel the same way…
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