Category: Tanka Challenge

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 110, “Pleasant & Read,” #SynonymsOnly – Colleen Chesebro ~ The Faery Whisperer

Skimming books - Poetry

    Colleen Chesebro’s Weekly Poetry Challenge – Synonyms only for the words ‘Pleasant’ and ‘Read’. Find my Etheree below. Then check out Colleen’s challenge rules below on how to participate!   Skimmers       When You skim The pages Of a great book You’re missing out on All the delightful parts You’ll be losing […]

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge NO. 109, Happy November – “Poets Choice of Words” – Colleen Chesebro ~ The Faery Whisperer

bluewave poetry

  This week at Colleen Chesebro’s Poetry Challenge we choose our own words, no synonyms are given first week of each month. My chosen words are blue and wave. COLLEEN’S WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 109, HAPPY NOVEMBER – “POETS CHOICE OF WORDS”       A blue wave has come Can you feel […]

This Week’s Halloween Poetry Challenge from Colleen Chesebro – Synonyms Only

Happy Halloween

  Halloween Poetry Challenge   This week’s Halloween Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge from Colleen Chesebro asks us to use synonyms only for the words ‘Grave‘ and ‘Afraid’   COLLEEN’S WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 108, “AFRAID & GRAVE,” #SYNONYMSONLY   WELCOME TO THE HALLOWEEN EDITION OF TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. […]

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 107, “Haunt & Spell,” #SynonymsOnly | Colleen Chesebro ~ The Faery Whisperer

Tanka Tuesday

    Welcome to Colleen Chesebro’s weekly poetry challenge. You can find the various forms of poetry accepted below, and for today I’ve chosen to try out my first double tanka. Feel free to join in weekly by reading the rules below and clicking on the link to visit Colleen’s blog.   This week’s 2 […]

Colleen Chesebro’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Synonyms Only – Hollow and Ghost

Hurtful Words leave Scars

  Tanka Tuesday on Saturday     Welcome to this week’s Poetry Challenge from Colleen Chesebro – The Fairy Whisper. We choose our form of poetry and must include synonyms for the two words given to us by Colleen – Ghost and Hollow. Today I’ve written a tanka.   Today’s tanka poetry was inspired by my […]

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 104, Happy October – “Poets Choice of Words” | Colleen Chesebro ~ The Fairy Whisperer

No longer silent

  Colleen Chesebro’s weekly poetry challenge for first of the month allows us to choose our own two words to include synonyms for in any one form of poetry styles. I have chosen the words Hidden and Scared to include synonyms for in my tanka. I wrote this tanka so I could include it in my […]

Colleen Chesebro’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge – Synonyms for ‘Fall’ and ‘Try’

Tanka Tuesday

Autumn Leaves     This week’s Poetry challenge at Colleen Chesebro’s Fairy Whisperer Blog. Using synonyms only for the words ‘Fall‘ and ‘Try‘   For Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge, you can write your poem in one of the forms defined below. Click on the links to learn about each form: HAIKU IN ENGLISH 5/7/5 syllable structure. […]

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge “Vigor & Energy” #Synonyms Only

Tanka Tuesday

  For this week’s Poetry Challenge at Colleen Chesebro’s Fairy Whisperer blog, Colleen is offering us the words Vigor and Energy to include in our poem only we must use substitute synonyms for her words.       If you’d like to participate in this fun challenge, here are the rules:   THE RULES I […]

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday ~ The Fairy Whisperer – War on Truth

Tanka Tuesday

Tanka Challenge   This week’s Poetry Challenge for Tanka Tuesday at Colleen Chesebro’s blog, Colleen gave us two words – Plan and Finish. The rules state we must include synonyms for those two words in the poem. My two words are ‘scheme‘ and ‘end‘. I chose to write about a newly coined phrase taken from […]

Colleen Chesebro’s Weekly Tanka #Poetry Challenge – Choose Your Own Words

Life is like a cup of tea

  For this week’s Tanka Poetry Challenge at Colleen’s blog, she is celebrating her 100th Poetry Challenge. Instead of Colleen giving us two words to include only synonyms for she is allowing us to choose our own two words. My chosen two words for today’s tanka are:  Smiles and Tears.   If you’d like to […]

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