Category Archives: Tanka

SOL17: End of School

  Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for providing space for us each week to share our slice of life. year forty-three ends library books stand silent we celebrate now summer can begin today and time shifts to a slow pace © … Continue reading

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SOL17: Tanka Tuesday

Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for providing space for our slices each week. the crescent moon sets to the mourning dove’s lament low, lingering notes twilight seeps into the room as I heat water for tea © 2017, jone rush macculloch

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SOL17: What I Know Today

Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for providing a community space for our writing each week. This Tuesday Tanka is based on the events of the past week, worldwide and closer to home. violence pounces on unsuspecting travelers commuting by train … Continue reading

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SOL17: Tanka Tuesday

Thank you to Two Writing Teachers for providing community space for our slices of life. ocean tidal zone planting feet in pounding surf breathe in, breathe out all the negative ions beginning the poem here © 2017. Jone rush macculloch

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SOL17: Tanka Tuesday

Thank you to Two Writing Teachers who provide a space for this writing community each Tuesday. morning gathering the smell of sweet alyssum the unique faces she stops for a moment and forgets the world’s troubles ©2017, jone rush macculloch  

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NaPoWriMo 04/25/2017: Bold Jumping Spider

  This month, I am collaborating with nonfiction author and photographer, Christy Peterson.  You are invited to write and submit a poem based on the photo in the comments. bold jumping spider lies in wait in the zinnias as bees … Continue reading

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SOL17: NaPoWriMo 04/18/2017: Blue Green Leafhopper

This month, I am collaborating with nonfiction author and photographer, Christy Peterson.  You are invited to write and submit a poem based on the photo in the comments. It’s tanka Tuesday. blue-green leafhopper your striking appearance belies the devastation from … Continue reading

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