COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 194 #SYNONYMSONLY – “A Maiden Voyage” by David Ellis – A Found #Nonet Series Poem Inspired by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Hello there friends. I’ve been writing poetry again, joining in the fun over at Colleen Chesebro’s website for her “Colleen’s 2020 Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge”. Today I have written a Nonet Series Poem, which incorporates a Double Inverted Nonet and regular Double Nonet too. I have also made this a found poem as well. Since…

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 193, #POET’SCHOICE “Spirit Awakened” by David Ellis – A Found Crown Cinquain Poem Inspired by Percy Bysshe Shelley #CinquainPoetry

Hello there everyone. I’ve been writing poetry again, joining in the fun over at Colleen Chesebro’s website for her “Colleen’s 2020 Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge”. Today I have written a Crown Cinquain Poem, which has a series of five individual cinquain poems that form a larger poem themselves. I have also made this a found…

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 192, #THEMEPROMPT – “More Than Quiet Waves” by David Ellis – A Found Reverse #Nonet Poem Inspired by Elizabeth Bishop

Hello there friends. I’ve been writing poetry again, joining in the fun over at Colleen Chesebro’s website for her “Colleen’s 2020 Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge”. Today I have written a Reverse Nonet Poem. This means that the lines of the poem can be read either from top to bottom or from bottom to top!…

Announcement: Upcoming Release of ‘Rhythm Flourishing: A Collection of Kindku and Sixku’ by Poetry Authors Cendrine Marrouat & David Ellis

Hey there everyone. Today, we are very excited to announce the upcoming release of our new poetry book. Cendrine Marrouat and myself are both extremely passionate about inspirational poetry. This is how we ended up not only writing a collection of poems together but also creating our own inspirational poetry forms too! Rhythm Flourishing: A…

NaPoWriMo 2020 – Day 30 – “Being You for the First Time” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Courage” by Anne Sexton

Hey there everyone. I’m participating in NaPoWriMo 2020, if you aren’t following the NaPoWriMo website already then go check it out at www.napowrimo.net. For my final ‘finale’ poem of the entire month, I have gone back to where I started from and decided to use the incredible Anne Sexton as my inspiration once again. You can…

NaPoWriMo 2020 – Day 29 – “Life Cannot Stand Still” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “To His Coy Mistress” by Andrew Marvell

Hey there everyone. I’m participating in NaPoWriMo 2020, if you aren’t following the NaPoWriMo website already then go check it out at www.napowrimo.net. Today I have selected an interesting romantic poem as my inspiration written by poet Andrew Marvell. You can read the lyrics to his poem below. Read “To His Coy Mistress” by Andrew Marvell…

NaPoWriMo 2020 – Day 28 – “Eyes All the Colours of the World” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Colors Passing Through Us” by Marge Piercy

Hey there everyone. I’m participating in NaPoWriMo 2020, if you aren’t following the NaPoWriMo website already then go check it out at www.napowrimo.net. Today I have used the most exquisite and beautiful poem as my inspiration for my found poem, I immediately fell in love with it the moment I read it! You can read the…

NaPoWriMo 2020 – Day 27 – “Old Magic and New Fury” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “A Woman Speaks” by Audre Lorde

Hey there everyone. I’m participating in NaPoWriMo 2020, if you aren’t following the NaPoWriMo website already then go check it out at www.napowrimo.net. Today I have used an incredibly breathtaking poem as my inspiration, written by passionate poet Audre Lorde, who confronted many social injustices in her work. You can read her poem below. Read “A…

NaPoWriMo 2020 – Day 26 – “A Voice of Departure” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “A Life” by Sylvia Plath

Hey there everyone. I’m participating in NaPoWriMo 2020, if you aren’t following the NaPoWriMo website already then go check it out at www.napowrimo.net. Today I have used a poem by the legendary, amazingly talented poet Sylvia Plath as my very own inspiration. You can read her vivid poem full of incredible imagery below. Read “A Life”…

NaPoWriMo 2020 – Day 25 – “Seeds of Unending Love” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “The Book of the Dead” by Muriel Rukeyser

Hey there everyone. I’m participating in NaPoWriMo 2020, if you aren’t following the NaPoWriMo website already then go check it out at www.napowrimo.net. Today I have used a very moving and quite tragic poem as the inspiration for my found inspirational/romantic poem. To me it is very interesting to explore if I can take the subject…