WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT | Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry

Colleen Chesebro’s Weekly Syllabic Poetry Challenge at Word Craft this week is a #Photoprompt. I hopped on with an Inverted Nonet – 9 lines, inverted syllabic count from one to nine.

 

 

THE RULES

  • Write a poem using a form of your choice: Haiku, Senryu, Haiga, Tanka, Gogyohka, Haibun, Tanka Prose, Renga, Solo-Renga, Cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, Nonet, Shadorma, Badger hexastich, and Abhanga. The first of the month challenge, you can write whatever syllabic form you choose, but not this challenge.
  • Post it on your blog.
  • Include a link back to the challenge in your post. (copy the https:// address of this post into your post).
  • Copy your published post link into the Mr. Linky below (underlined with a hyperlink).
  • Please click the small checkbox on Mr. Linky about data protection.
  • Read and comment on some of your fellow poets’ work.
  • Like and leave a comment below if you choose to do so.

 

 

Rumination

 

Crash.

Waves surge.

Rainbow’s edge.

The precipice.

Exulting in mist.

Spray of indecision.

Contemplating the abyss.

Ray of sunshine  reignites light.

Resolute decision to remain.

 

©DGKaye2021

 

If you’d like to hop on the challenge visit the original post.

 

Source: WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 213 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT | Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry

 

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Colleen Chesebro’s #Poetry Challenge – Free Write

This week’s Poetry Challenge at Colleen Chesebro’s blog is a free-write no synonyms required. I’ve written a Haibun Nonet. You can find the varied styles of poetry for this challenge below in description.

 

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 152, #Poet’sChoice

 

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY!

It’s the first of the month and you know what that means! Poets choose your own words.

 

 

This challenge is for Haiku, Senryu, Haiga, Tanka, Haibun, Etheree, Nonet, Shadorma, and Cinquain poetry forms. Freestyle rhyming poetry is not part of this challenge. Thank you. ❤

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

SENRYU IN ENGLISH

HAIGA

TANKA IN ENGLISH

HAIBUN IN ENGLISH

CINQUAIN & the variations on Cinquain-Wikipedia

ETHEREE

NONET

SHADORMA

 

Listen

 

Mark your ballots

 

 

Voting across the world seems to have become a dangerous divide. With social trolling, smear campaigns, and some ruthless politicians, it can be difficult to make an informed decision. In this new attack mode on global elections, it’s important that we as voters, must do our homework before casting our votes instead of taking everything we hear from those who shout loudest. We’re encouraged to vote for our favorites, sometimes following the masses, when we should be looking for the best policies and and agendas before deciding on a candidate. In a world where capitalistic greed dominates for personal gain, I suggest we’re better off taking a look at what we don’t want from a candidate to avoid becoming blind to those who offer sugar coated promises.

 

It’s often said, may the best man win.

Everyone carries a blemish.

Diligence imperative.

Take pause, weed out the rot.

Before committing

Eliminate

The dangers.

Cast vote.

Pray.

 

Visit Colleen’s post to join the Poetry Challenge

 

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