#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS #SynonymsOnly

If you enjoy poetry written by those with a love of arranging a limited number of syllables into a story then head over to read the responses to Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Tanka challenge from last week. #recommended

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Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to choose synonyms for the words, “search & lost,” using one of these forms: haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, gogyohka, haibun, tanka prose, renga, solo-renga, cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, nonet, shadorma, Badger hexastich (hexastich for short), and Abhanga.

Remember… the first of the month you can write any syllabic poetry form of your choice. The rest of the time, we write our syllabic poetry in one of the forms listed, and we follow a schedule (posted below). I do this for a couple of reasons. It requires those of you who would like to enter contests or to submit your poetry to literary journals to learn how to follow the rules. This challenge gives you that practice. Besides, why enter a challenge if you don’t follow the rules? That’s the challenging part. ❤

Many thanks to everyone who joined…

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10 thoughts on “#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS #SynonymsOnly

  1. Lets the poet:esses speak! 🙂 Wow, reading the different metrics below the header image on Colleen’s posting, i really getting a shock. 😉 I always thought i would know – not even able to do – most of the metrices. Michael

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