bilingual, writing

June 2021 Poetry Challenge

I’ve returned from several days in Arizona for my uncle’s funeral. I wrote a poem to commemorate Uncle Peter which I read at the service. Since celebrating a life is on my mind, this month the poetry challenge will be to write a memorial poem. The subject can be personal, someone from your own life, […]

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bilingual, Nature, writing

May 2021 Free Verse Poetry Challenge

[Bilingüe] Thank you writers for your wonderful poetic contributions! I enjoyed the exquisite details of each poem. Four countries, all different trees. In the order they were received, here are the May entries! Reto poético de libre verso mayo 2021 ¡Gracias a las escritoras por sus contribuciones poéticas! Disfruté de las detalles exquisitas de cada […]

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bilingual, En español, Spanish Culture and Language, writing

March Poetry Challenge 2021

En español: Reto poético de marzo 2021 Happy March! Last month, writers penned wonderful free verse poems about friendship. Click on the word amigos to see February’s poetry challenge post. This month our poetry challenge will be the Spanish form called a quintilla. (kin-tea-ya). Wait, what’s a quintilla? Quintillas 5 verses 8 syllables each The […]

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