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#Writephoto for #JusJoJan

Hi, this week KL Caley has presented us with the image above of Tower Bridge and a battleship for the #writephoto prompt, https://new2writing.wordpress.com/2023/01/26/writephoto-battleship/ , at first I did think I would really struggle, but as I looked at it somehow words began to form 🙂 It is also my post for Penny’s January challenge

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dVerse’s Quadrille

This week in dVerse’s bar, Mish is the host for the Quadrille and we are to create a poem in 44 words utilising the word ‘ice’ in any form https://dversepoets.com/2023/01/23/quadrille-168/ I decided to attempt a Golden Shovel poem using the beginning of Joni Mitchell’s song ‘Both Sides Now’ – beautiful song, and a beautiful creativeContinue reading “dVerse’s Quadrille”

Tanka Tuesday

Hi, it’s Tanka Tuesday again https://wordcraftpoetry.com/2023/01/24/tankatuesday-ekphrastic-poetry-challenge-no-304/ and we have been given the beautiful image above of the oil painting by George Henry Boughton ‘The Lady of the Snows’ held in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. Our challenge from Colleen is to write an ekphrastic poem in response to it, this is one of my favouriteContinue reading “Tanka Tuesday”

The Pheasant Micro-Seasons

Hi, this week Mark in his Micro-Season’s blog discusses the last in the Minor Cold season which is “The Pheasant First Calls”, https://naturalistweekly.com/2023/01/20/micro-season-the-pheasant-first-calls/ Mark invites us to write a haiku or senryū that references a bird that is currently residing in our own area. I went with the pheasant as we have them all aroundContinue reading “The Pheasant Micro-Seasons”

#writephoto for #JusJoJan

Hi, in KL Caley’s #writephoto prompt she has given us a picture of a view from a castle’s arrowslit (below) https://new2writing.wordpress.com/2023/01/19/writephoto-arrowslit/ and it’s also post number 18 for Penny Wilson’s January challenge https://pennywilsonwrites.com/2023/01/16/week-3-name-your-number-writing-challenge/ Thanks for looking 🙂

Tanka Tuesday Prompt

For this week’s Tanka Tuesday, Colleen Chesebro encourages us to try writing senryū poetry, a Japanese form similar to haiku: three lines with a short-long-short syllable count up to 17 syllables. It’s a poem with the ‘human’ at its centre as opposed to nature. Thanks for looking ❤