#TankaTuesday #Ekphrastic Poetry

Merril D. Smith selected a Lithograph for this week's Ekphrastic challenge. The history behind the image is interesting. It's called, "Visitor to German Town." Created in 1935, the image conjures the past and the present. Notes: Following the ravages of the Great Depression in the 1930s, a growing number of homeowners were forced out of … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Ekphrastic Poetry

“Witch’s Brew with Morgana Blackwing,” #FlashFiction

The Carrot Ranch September 9, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about the cooking show. It can be any cooking show, real or imagined. Who is there? What happens? Make it fun or follow a disaster. Go where the prompt leads! Respond by September 14, 2021. "Witch's Brew with … Continue reading “Witch’s Brew with Morgana Blackwing,” #FlashFiction

#TankaTuesday – Mabon Dreams, #tanka #prose

Image by Lolame from Pixabay The smell of wet leaves and dew always reminds me that the Autumnal Equinox or Mabon is not far away. The days are now divided equally between day and night. It's a time to give thanks to the waning sunlight. This is a time of balance when I enjoy the … Continue reading #TankaTuesday – Mabon Dreams, #tanka #prose

Eugi’s Weekly Prompt: Journey

Your Weekly Prompt – Journey – Sept. 2, 2021 I've jumped into Eugi's prompt this week. She says: "This prompt will be mostly unmoderated. Please keep it family friendly. Disrespectful and inappropriate comments will be removed. This needs to be a safe and fun space for all. There will be no Roundup." Go where the prompt … Continue reading Eugi’s Weekly Prompt: Journey

“Summer’s End,” #tankaprose #TankaTuesday

Our Tanka Tuesday challenge this week is to write some tanka prose. We typically write tanka prose in the 5-7-5-7-7 or a s/l/s/l/l five-line syllabic structure. Tanka prose should contain a title. There is one basic requirement in writing tanka prose: one paragraph, and one tanka. There are two basic forms in classic tanka prose: … Continue reading “Summer’s End,” #tankaprose #TankaTuesday