Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 41 – Weather & Life

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Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 41 – Weather & Life

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Simple Guidelines.

Take the words “water & life” and write a tanka poem.

English tanka poetry consists of five units, usually with the following pattern of    5-7-5-7-7 which is syllables.

You can use the picture above, your own or no picture at all.

Copy and paste the link of your finished tanka in the comments below, I will acknowledge them the following week, also share on social networks.

My tanka poem using the words “weather and life”.

spring sign of new life
gardens blooming everywhere
not easy for some
weather patterns have now changed
global warming here to stay

Bloggers that entered “Weekly Tanka Challenge – Week 40 – “season & easter”. Thank you.

The Bag Lady

Mick E Talbot

Sangbad

Sarah

Marie

SWritings

P is for Pheasant #atozchallenge

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A to Z April 2017  Challenge – Animals Birds & Insects Pantoum Poetry

Photo Credit  – Male Pheasant

19 April 2017 – P is for Pheasant

Pheasants are birds of several genera within the subfamily Phasianinae
They can be found all over the world, more than 35 different species of pheasant
The best-known is the common pheasant, which is widespread throughout the world
The female pheasant known as a hen is dull in comparison, it is brown or gray in color

They can be found all over the world, more than 35 different species of pheasant
Males being highly decorated with bright colors and adornments such as wattles
The female pheasant known as a hen is dull in comparison, it is brown or gray in color
Males are usually larger than females and have longer tails.

Males being highly decorated with bright colors and adornments such as wattles
Males play no part in rearing the young. Pheasants typically eat seeds and some insects
Males are usually larger than females and have longer tails.
They also eat berries, fruit, worms and occasionally small reptiles such as lizards

Males play no part in rearing the young. Pheasants typically eat seeds and some insects.
Humans hunt the pheasant for meat and the males for their colorful feathers
They also eat berries, fruit, worms and occasionally small reptiles such as lizards
Female pheasant lays between eight and twelve eggs per clutch which are large in size

Humans hunt the pheasant for meat and the males for their colorful feathers
The eggs hatch after an incubation of just under a month by the mother
Female pheasant lays between eight and twelve eggs per clutch which are large in size
Chicks are nursed and fed by the hen pheasant until they fly away at just a few weeks old

The eggs hatch after an incubation of just under a month by the mother
The best-known is the common pheasant, which is widespread throughout the world
Chicks are nursed and fed by the hen pheasant until they fly away at just a few weeks old
Pheasants are birds of several genera within the subfamily Phasianinae.

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How to write Pantoum Poetry  http://shadowpoetry.com/resources/wip/pantoum.html