“Day Dreams,” #tanka

The Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge asked us to write about "dreams" this week. I wrote a tanka poem: Image by Michael Grey from Pixabay Day Dreams blue sky, cloud watching under the green canopy, opaque day dreams build poetry and story plots, fashioning magical worlds ©2021 Colleen M. Chesebro The tanka is one of the … Continue reading “Day Dreams,” #tanka

“Pu-Chai,” Flash Fiction

carrotranch.com The Carrot Ranch February 18, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story where a character is in the right place at the right time. It may be a cause for celebration! Go where the prompt leads! Respond by February 23, 2021, to be included in the compilation. Pu-Chai “How much is … Continue reading “Pu-Chai,” Flash Fiction

“Still Cold (Yokan)” haiku

Frank Tassone is buried in three feet of snow! For his Haikai challenge #177, this week he asks us to write our favorite haikai poem (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) alluding to either: Still Cold (yokan)/New Year (Shinnen)Mardi Gras/Ash Wednesday “Still Cold,” haiku bright, blinding snowlight  luminous snowflake crystals crunching tires, still cold … Continue reading “Still Cold (Yokan)” haiku

“At the Precipice,” #BadgerHexastich, #PhotoPrompt

This week, the Tanka Tuesday Ekphrastic poetry challenge asked us to write our poetry using the psychology of color. We can take the image at face value, or choose a specific color in the rainbow umbrella to write about, or we can write about the lack of color. However, we interpret this image is up … Continue reading “At the Precipice,” #BadgerHexastich, #PhotoPrompt