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Tanka Tuesday

This week’s challenge from Colleen is ‘Synonyms Only’, she asks we select synonyms for the words spring & green I’m a bit late as it’s Thursday, but I’ve have chosen what I hope is a senryu format 🙂

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”, 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) and it’s also post number 18 for Penny Wilson’s January 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 ❤