Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Poetry Challenge 2/28/2020


The theme for this challenge is “The Circle of Life.” What better description of such than the family hub and all the activities they go through each day from alarm clock to the sun going down. I did mine as a Haiku with a change in general featuring the first verses as 5/7/5, 3/5/3 and […]

Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Poetry Challenge 2/26/2020: Poet’s Choice Traci Kenworth


This is an update to an early posting. The first is a Haiku with 2/3/2 form with season changes. Seasons blood moon night erupts cat sees Storm Rising This is the 5/7/5 frame with nature in mind. lightning flashes pinkclouds burst across the nighttimesky reflections deep At lastly, 3/5/3 about change in general. a small […]

Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Poetry Challenge No. 166 Finding Clarity, Senryu 5/7/5 Traci Kenworth


Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Poetry Challenge No. 136 As pointed out to me, Senryu not a Haiku, Finding Clarity 5/7/5 Traci Kenworth Bring us together there is so much clarity focus on the world

Colleen’s Weekly Tanka 2020 Poetry Challenge No. 165 2/19/2020: Photo Prompt


Colleen’s Weekly Tanka 2020 Poetry Challenge 2/19/2020: Photo Prompt I wrote a Haiku for this week’s challenge 5/7/5. Traci Kenworth through haunted shadowssupernatural moon playswindows of despair

Colleen’s Weekly Tanka: Autumn’s Cease & Desist Traci Kenworth


Autumn’s Cease and Desist Traci Kenworth Dusk accumulates, Briars, thick on the hillside scratch and sway, deadly. snow crumbles defiantly, blocking driveways cornfields in the valley, cast shadows as the leaves scamper, their path unclear.