Some of my favourite poetry forms are Haiku and Tanka. I think this is because the constraints placed on the form, holding to the syllable pattern 5/7/5 or 5/7/5/7/7 respectively, means you have to concise when conveying your message. For me, this is an enjoyable creative puzzle that gets the brain really working. Questing throughContinue reading “Tanka”


I have always been interested in creative writing and longed to write something that would be worth published one day, as many a creative soul does. However, a lack of confidence has often kept me from sharing my work with others, and instead I have scribbled and squirreled my writing away. Many aspects of myContinue reading “Introduction”