Haiku Generator: Haiku-A-Day December Challenge #1

Image CC-BY-NC-ND-2.0 Steve Rotman on Flickr.com I am joining Trina Haase at Trinarrative for a Haiku-A-Day December Challenge. I’ve written a few haiku as Slices and a few for Poetry Month writing challenges before. But it’s not a form I’ve spent much time with. I am looking forward to diving deeper into haiku this month…

Morning Tanka #NaPoWriMo18 #NPM2018

Sunrise on the Plains Flute song of the meadowlark Band of pronghorn browse A rafter of wild turkeys Traffic jam on the prairie Photo Credit: Tim Ellis, flickr.com   A tanka is a short poem with thirty-one syllables divided among five lines with a 5/7/5/7/7 syllable count.   

A New Writing Challenge: A Daily Poem

I’ve decided to tackle a new writing challenge in April: NaPoWriMo. April is National Poetry Month, which means it’s also National Poetry Writing Month. I don’t write poems. Ever. Except I wrote several for the March Slice Challenge. I couldn’t quite bring myself to call them poems. They were “kind of sort of poems.” They…