Seven Links…7/13/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/07/22029.html “And so it ends, after 67 years. One of the great American institutions, Mad Magazine, is closing up shop. Gone but not forgotten will be the famous Mad mascot, Alfred E. Neuman, whose mysterious background is discussed here. So popular was he that he occasionally ran for president, with the slogan: “You could […]
Writerly Things…10/29/18 Traci Kenworth How Do You Find Your Inspiration? Inspiration can be found in anything around us. Take a walk for instance. Fallen leaves, isolation, a campground might inspire you to write a scary tale. A trip to the city might bring up corruption, brutality, and homelessness. Driving down the road might tip […]
Originally posted on The Writer Next Door:
Hi, everyone! Welcome to my blog. March is the first month to feature five Tuesdays. So, Colleen Chesebro from Colleen’s 2020 Weekly Poetry Challenge would like us to work with a specific syllabic poetry form. This week’s form is: The Cinquain & It’s Variations, (excluding the Tanka). My…
Originally posted on Padre's Ramblings:
Pixabay This week Colleen’s syllabic poetry challenge is to write in the specific form of a Cinquain. “A Cinquain is a form of shape poetry and is always centered on the page. The required syllables needed for each line give it a unique shape.” The Reverse Cinquain form I have…
Originally posted on Jane Dougherty Writes:
For Colleen’s challenge, a butterfly cinquain to go with a painting (by Franz Marc) I found yesterday. Red dog alone, watches no one pass on the lane, no door opens, no friendly voice calls, hand outstretched in a tender gesture. Days pass in boredom for useless hounds—chain rattles.
Originally posted on Reena Saxena:
you charge ahead with force not knowing what drives you darkness within, in search of light Meaning escapes, but continues to haunt deep valleys and high roads till you look, dive inside https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/03/31/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-171-specificform/
Originally posted on Trent's World (the Blog):
Water Wispy curtains Clothe rock in twisting threads The cool air throbs with moist thunder And peace *** This was written for Colleen’s Poetry Challenge. This week was for a specific form, the Cinquain. I chose a version of this form that is, in order, 1, 2,…
Originally posted on Susan's Place:
The following cinquain was written in response to Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge. I chose to write a reverse cinquain. Image by woong hoe from Pixabay Falling … Soaking the ground Nourishing the grasses Vegetation growing quickly Springtime © Susan Zutautas 2020 ? ? ? ?
Originally posted on Does writing excuse watching?:
meone morethree of ussoon the world fillsup my example of a lanterne(1, 2, 3, 4, 1 syllables) for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday