The “Weekly Tanka Challenge Prompt” is now also a Poetry Prompt Challenge (any form).
Use the weekly poetry prompt “natural & charm” to write a poem – any form, your choice, also please feel free to substitute these prompt words with a “synonym”.
I have been trying a few new ones, you may like to try one yourself.
Free Verse – No limitations
Sidlak Poetry – is a structured poetry consisting of five lines with 3-5-7-9 syllables and a color. The last line must be a color that describes the whole poem or the feeling of the writer.
Etheree Poetry – Syllabic Pattern: 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10, Rhyme: None
Reverse Etheree Poetry – The only difference is that the syllabic count is reversed: 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1
Double Etheree – Two Etheree stanzas, where the second one is reversed.Syllabic count: 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1Rhyme not required
Triolet Poetry – consists of 8 lines. Line 1, 4 and 7 are the same line repeated. So are lines 2 and 8.
Haiku/Senryu Poetry – Here is an in-depth description of Haiku/Senryu Poem (also called human haiku) is an unrhymed Japanese verse consisting of three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables (5, 7, 5) or 17 syllables in all. Senryu is usually written in the present tense and only references to some aspect of human nature or emotions. They possess no references to the natural world and thus stand out from nature/seasonal haiku.
Shadorma Poetry– is a Spanish poetic form. A poem of six lines 3-5-3-3-7-5 syllables no set rhyme scheme. It can have many stanzas, as long as each follows the meter.
Bussokusekika Poetry – a pattern of 5-7-5-7-7-7 Tanka poem with an extra phrase of seven added on at the end.
Retourne Poetry Retourne is a French form of poetry. It is in tetrameter, sixteen lines, eight syllables per line, does not require a specific rhyme scheme.
Stanza 2 line 1 repeats Stanza 1 line 2
Stanza 3 line 1 repeats Stanza 1 line 3
Stanza 4 line 1 repeats Stanza 1 Line 4
Tetractys – 5 lines of 1, 2, 3, 4, 10 syllables (total of 20), it can be written with more than one verse but must follow suit with an inverted syllable count.
Double Tetractys A decastich (10-line stanza) with an emphasis on the syllabic count of each line. Syllabic count: 1-2-3-4-10-10-4-3-2-1 It should express a complete thought and may be on any theme and express any mood. Rhyme is optional.
Tanka Poetry – consists of five units, usually with the following pattern of 5-7-5-7-7 which is syllables.
The first three lines (5/7/5) are the upper phase. This upper stage is where you create an image in your reader’s mind.
The last two lines (7/7) of a Tanka poem are called the lower phase. The final two lines should express the poet’s ideas about the image that was created in the three lines above.
- You can use the photo above, your own or no photo at all.
- The choice is yours, write any style of poetry you wish with the prompt
Copy and paste the link to your finished poem in the comments below. I will acknowledge them the following week, also share on social networks, as I receive them.
Tanka Poem – using the prompt “Natural & Charm”
charm that shows in the bright face
skin of real beauty
wishing for those younger years
when natural was a pleasure
Bloggers that posted on the Weekly Tanka Prompt Poetry Challenge – Week 98 – Happiness & Nature – 23 May 2018
The Bag Lady – Cheryl is a widow, handicapped, a constant writer on her blog, loves doing most things.
Joelle LeGendre – Author of Ranting Along blog, loves writing and her animals, a blog with humor that you just have to smile.
Frank J Tassone – Writer, Teacher, Husband and father, he has a Haijin in Action blog.
Indira – Author of Amaltaas blog, knew all along about, love, compassion, compatibility and friendship, but now she has discovered much more, please check her blog she covers many subjects.
Deborah – Author of A Wise Woman’s Journey Blog, Deborah is a poet and as she say’s a “cat mama”.
Bhavya Dhawal – Author of bhavya1193 wordpress.com, she say’s all her loved ones call her Annie, I will call her “Annie” as I have no idea how to say her name. She enjoys many things in life please take a look at her blog.
Reena Saxena – Founder of ReInventions — Coach, Trainer, Writer and Personal Branding Consultant.
M. Naazato Lakazato – Author of Cactus Haiku, Daily Haiku or Senryu for fun.
Sarah Whiley – Author of Sarah Whiley’s blog, she writes short stories, poems, and has a weekly challenge for writers, interesting website.
Hecblobber – Author of “Playing with words”, he loves writing poetry, a blog of poetry, please check it out.
Liz is the author of Bronx Beyond Borders – Interesting writer enjoys poetry and short stories.
Linda Lee Lyberg – Author of Charmed Chaos writes about Musings of Life, Love, and Linguini, she has interesting poetry, short stories.