Reshare from: The Book

I was thrilled and over the moon to discover this amazing podcast book review by Rebecca Budd and her sister, Sarah of Word Craft: Prose & Poetry. Many thanks to both ladies (and your mother) for finding poetic inspiration from my book. ๐Ÿ’œ Please have a listen... while you're there please give their blog a… Continue reading Reshare from: The Book

Summer Magic, #TankaTuesday, #SpecificForm

This week, I finally found the time to write my poem for #TankaTuesday. The bathrooms are now a finished project! We even found time yesterday, to the paint the bare wood around the bottom of the deck. We hope to put up some plastic trellis around the base before summer's end. Chloe approves! It's small… Continue reading Summer Magic, #TankaTuesday, #SpecificForm

“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

#TankaTuesday: #PhotoPrompt – haiku

It's the hottest it's been in Michigan this summer. When I walk in the morning, I can smell Autumn right around the corner. Cheryl picked out the best photo for our challenge this week. shares: The Perseids are one of the brighter meteor showers of the year. They occur every year between July 17… Continue reading #TankaTuesday: #PhotoPrompt – haiku

“Melancholy Autumn,” #Haiku

This week's theme for our poetry challenge is a haiku written by Sue Vincent: clouds cover the moon, beyond dawn's pale horizon sun rises unseen ยฉ2020 Sue Vincent The idea is to use Sue's haiku as inspiration for your own syllabic poetry. Remember, in this challenge we can use any of the following poetry forms:… Continue reading “Melancholy Autumn,” #Haiku