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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Spanish Culture and Language, writing

January Poetry Challenge

Happy New Year! ¡Feliz año nuevo! For our first Poetry Challenge of 2021, we will write an acrostic in English or Spanish using the words “New Year.” An acrostic is a poem formed using each letter of a word in sequence as the first letter of a line. ¡Feliz año nuevo! Para el primer Reto […]

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bilingual, Nature, writing

October Poetry Challenge/Reto poetico de octubre

Time for the Monthly Fake Flamenco poetry challenge! This October we will write a haiku. (información en español abajo) This poetry form originates in Japan, but it is practiced the world over. It is composed of three lines: 5 syllables, 7 syllables, 5 syllables. The theme is something that fascinates you in nature; an experience, […]

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