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RonovanWrites Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt Challenge #39 Vie&Reach

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Welcome to Haikutown.

I don’t know I keep trying to come up with different Haikuties each week to say–Oops, I did it again! I have no credibility left do I?

Want to know How to write a Haiku Poem in English Form? Click here for the article.

Welcome everyone to the Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge. You may have found your way here through The Daily Post pages, the WordPress Reader, Twitter, Google+, or however you found us, we’re glad you came. I’m not just saying that. After you have been with us for a time you will realize we aren’t just a place to share a three line poem. We are a community of friends here. That doesn’t mean you have to talk to us. Just visit the various Haiku and click Like if you actually like something.

I created this challenge to have a place for people to share and gain a little exposure to other readers they might not have otherwise AND of course to enjoy Haiku. We all have different people who visit our blogs.

Provide your Twitter Handle IF you have one. I usually can get it from sharing your Haiku through your Twitter sharing button. If you have a Twitter and don’t  have it linked to your account don’t worry you can still have the share option work with the handle. Click here to find out how to have your Twitter Handle show up in your share option. You know. I have a how-to article for just about everything. If not? Ask and I’ll write one. Also it is helpful if you have Google+ to follow me there by clicking here so I can include you on the Weekly Review when I post it there.

 Ill & Rest

No need to guess the inspiration for the words this week.

My Example

Reach deep with your words

For her lovely heart my friend,

I will vie as well.

Reach deep with your words, for her lovely heart my friend.

For her lovely heart, my friend, I will vie as well.

You do not have to include the sentences within your post, but it does help others understand how Haiku works if you do.

But Haiku traditionally deals with nature in some way. Perhaps the above could be seen as the nature of a person. But let me see if I can do something with the words I came up with for nature itself.

A sound doth reach here,

In nights of far ranging man,

Life vies to be heard.

A sound doth reach here, in nights of far ranging man.

In nights of far ranging man, life vies to be heard.

So you’ve written the  Haiku and you’ve created the post. Now what?

  1. You can put a the link of this post in your post and it should, I say should, do a ping back to this post and I and others should see it.
  2. I recommend as well for you to copy the link of your post once it has been published in the comments of this post. That’s a guarantee for it to be seen and I will be certain to include it in the Weekly Review.
  3. Visit other people’s Haiku.
  4. The deadline is Sunday by Noon EST. That’s New York City time.
  5. Shortly after Noon EST the Weekly Review with the names of each blogger, their site names, the name of their Haiku and a link to that Haiku will be published, along with my thoughts, and the Twitter Handle of each person.
  6. The Weekly Review is then Tweeted. The ‘Choices’ are tweeted with the first Tweet. I then continue to tweet the post until every person’s twitter handle has been mentioned.
  7. I also Post the Weekly Review on Google+ with the Twitter Handles and if I am your friend on Google+ I include you there as well.

What’s a Ping Back?

A ping back is when you place the URL from the address bar of this post into the post you write your Haiku on. It will look something like this,

https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2015/04/06/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-39-vie-reach

You also have to make certain the link is actually in there by clicking on the add link button which is next to the right alignment button for WordPress. To me the add link button kind of looks like a diagonal paper clip. It’s the fifth from the right in the WordPress post editor. Click here to find out how.

For a full refresher or How to write Haiku in English click here. But you can use whatever Haiku style you want to. As long as you, do a Haiku.

For Tips and Guidelines refreshers click here.

 DEADLINE: Noon on Sunday New York Time.

 

There are TWO “CHOICE!” recipients each week. One for Humor and one for something more Serious. The Haiku are quite good each week and I am having to turn to the structure guidelines of a Haiku at times to help determine my selection.

Really each Haiku is a choice of mine, and I’m not just saying that, so I feel a bit odd even having something called A RONOVAN’S CHOICE, but hey, it’s a thing, right? And it does make it kind of fun.

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Author:

Ronovan Hester is an author, with a debut historical adventure novel Amber Wake: Gabriel Falling now on available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle. "5.0 out of 5 stars: Now, I want to warn you… this is not your typical pirate tale! It’s BETTER!" "5.0 out of 5 stars: Totally unpredictable and a real gem of a discovery - Highly Recommended" "5.0 out of 5 stars: An action packed journey to piracy and revenge – all in the name of the crown, queen and county – set in 1705." He shares his life of problems and triumphs through his blog RonovanWrites.WordPress.com. His love of writing, authors and community through his online world has led to a growing Weekly Haiku Challenge, Weekly Fiction Prompt Challenge, and the creation of a site dedicated to book reviews, interviews and author resources known as LitWorldInterviews.com.

69 thoughts on “RonovanWrites Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt Challenge #39 Vie&Reach

        1. A labour of love, huh? That’s what it should be. I mean, it is for me too, but right now I’m just so short on time that it twists things into chores…
          It will be back to normal soon 🙂

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  1. I am SO crap at this game it makes me cringe! But that only makes it more of a challenge, and I like nothing more than a challenge! It will be posted here tomorrow http://wp.me/p2tAaK-wl

    I must vie against the doubt,

    always reach for more,

    don’t let the doubt own you, yeah?!

    Twitter: sacha_black
    you have me on G+ I believe?
    google.com/+SachaBlack87

    Liked by 2 people

    1. You’re doing great work, and by posting your link in the comment as well as the ping back, people are seeing your link clearly and visiting you. In addition to your regular readers, which I see you have many. 🙂 Your support of my blog is appreciated more than you can imagine.

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