Hi everyone! šŸ™‚ Today, Iā€™ve joined Colleenā€™s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, which asks for poem based on the concepts of Memories:Ā Sweet and Sour. Iā€™ve written a stacked (or double) Etheree, which has ten lines in each stack in the following syllable …

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Hi everyone! šŸ™‚ Today, Iā€™ve joined Colleenā€™s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, which asks for an Ekphrastic poem, which today, uses a photo prompt as the art form. Iā€™ve written a stacked (or double) Etheree, which has ten lines in each stack …

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Hi everyone! šŸ™‚ Today, Iā€™ve joined Colleenā€™s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, which asks for a Haiku. Iā€™ve used sunshine as my Kigo, as it can appear in any season. You can find Colleenā€™s post HERE.   Iā€™ve chosen a Haiku in …

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Hi everyone! Happy New Year! šŸ™‚ Today, Iā€™ve joined Colleenā€™s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, which asks for a Syllabic poem of the authorā€™s choice, featuring a colour. You can find Colleenā€™s post HERE. Iā€™ve chosen a Senryu in three lines of …

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Hi everyone! Today, Iā€™ve joined Colleenā€™s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, which asks for a Tanka Prose. You can find Colleenā€™s post HERE. I wanted to bracket my prose paragraph with a Tanka either side. Itā€™s entitled: PAINSTAKINGĀ  When you feel grumpy …

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Hi everyone! Today, Iā€™ve joined Colleenā€™s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, which asks for a verse using metaphor and allegory from a photo supplied by Lisa ā€“ The Versesmith. You can find Colleenā€™s post HERE. I have chosen a Tanka, which has …

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Hi everyone! Today, Iā€™ve joined Colleenā€™s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, which asks for a butterfly cinquain on the theme of ā€œTaste the Rainbowā€. Pat (wildchild47) chose this weekā€™s theme. Unfortunately, Patā€™s websites are all deleted. I sure hope sheā€™s okay. You …

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Hi everyone! Today, Iā€™ve joined Colleenā€™s weekly TankaTuesday challenge and have written an Acrostic verse. An Acrostic poem is aĀ form not requiring rhyme, but requiring letters or words to form word(s) or messages when read from consecutive lines. You can …

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Hi everyone! Today, Iā€™ve joined Colleenā€™s weekly TankaTuesday challenge and have written a Haiga in a 5-7-5 syllabic format. You can find Colleenā€™s post HERE. From last monthā€™s challenge, I chose the theme for this month: Kindness Did you know …

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Hi everyone! Today, Iā€™ve joined Colleenā€™s weekly TankaTuesday challenge and have written a Haiku in the 3-5-3 syllabic format. You can find Colleenā€™s post HERE.   Ā Willow Willers from last monthā€™s challenge chose the two words for this month: Twilight …

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Hi everyone! Today, Iā€™ve joined Colleenā€™s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, and I’ve written a Haiku I believe most creatives will relate to. You can find her post HERE.   Below is my long Haiku in 7-5-7 syllabic format. night zaps energy …

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Hi everyone! Today, Iā€™ve joined Colleenā€™s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, and Ā for the first time, have written an Etheree poem mirrored. You can find her post HERE.   Eugi (Franci Hoffman) from last monthā€™s challenge picked the theme: THE HARVEST MOON …

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Hi everyone! Today, Iā€™ve joined Colleenā€™s weekly TankaTuesday challenge for the first time. You can find her post HERE. Below is the image prompt and my Haiku response in a 3-5-3 syllabic format. Cold dark night on the bereaved soul …

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The snow lays pristine, virgin. The heavy silence holds. The whole world wrapped in a blanket of cold and desolation. Or is that just my heart?

The twin swings hang limp and lonely.

Mocking my empty arms.

The snow lays pristine, virgin. The heavy silence holds. The whole world wrapped in a blanket of cold and desolation. Or is that just my heart?

The twin swings hang limp and lonely.

Mocking my empty arms.

The snow lays pristine, virgin. The heavy silence holds. The whole world wrapped in a blanket of cold and desolation. Or is that just my heart?

The twin swings hang limp and lonely.

Mocking my empty arms.

The snow lays pristine, virgin. The heavy silence holds. The whole world wrapped in a blanket of cold and desolation. Or is that just my heart?

The twin swings hang limp and lonely.

Mocking my empty arms.

The snow lays pristine, virgin. The heavy silence holds. The whole world wrapped in a blanket of cold and desolation. Or is that just my heart?

The twin swings hang limp and lonely.

Mocking my empty arms.

The snow lays pristine, virgin. The heavy silence holds. The whole world wrapped in a blanket of cold and desolation. Or is that just my heart?

The twin swings hang limp and lonely.

Mocking my empty arms.

Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again …fun flash fiction from Suzanne Burke. I’m right at the 750 word limit this week. Here’s the short story I came up with >>> Ā  Image byĀ RENE RAUSCHENBERGERĀ fromĀ Pixabay Is It A …

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Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again … Friday fun flash fiction … on a … Tuesday! … I was, erm … musing, lols. Here’s the short story I came up with >>> Ā  Photo byĀ Oxana LyashenkoĀ onĀ Unsplash   …

Chaos: ā€˜Fiction In A Flash Challengeā€™ Week #26 NEW Image Prompt. Join in the fun! #IARTG #ASMSG @pursoot #WritingCommunity Read more »

Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again … Friday fun flash fiction! This week’s picture had my muse … um, musing! Here’s the short poem I came up with >>>   Image byĀ skalekar1992Ā fromĀ Pixabay Boy to Man   From …

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Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again … Friday fun flash fiction! This week’s picture had my muse sprinting away. And because I’m immersed in Staci Troilo’s Astral Conspiracy Series right now, and loving it, then of course …

Child’s Play: ā€˜Fiction In A Flash Challengeā€™ Week #19 NEW Image Prompt. Join in the fun! #IARTG #ASMSG @pursoot #WritingCommunity Read more »

Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again … Friday fun flash fiction! This week’s picture had my muse flumouxed for a while. Eventually, on Sunday evening, it came up with a sad piece. Without further ado, here’s my …

Encore: ā€˜Fiction In A Flash Challengeā€™ Week #18 NEW Image Prompt. Join in the fun! #IARTG #ASMSG @pursoot #WritingCommunity Read more »

Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again … Friday fun flash fiction! This week’s picture had my muse doing its happy dance šŸ™‚ Without further ado, here’s my take on this prompt …   Image byĀ Antonios NtoumasĀ fromĀ Pixabay The …

The Devil’s in the Detail: ā€˜Fiction In A Flash Challengeā€™ Week #17 NEW Image Prompt. Join in the fun! #IARTG #ASMSG @pursoot #WritingCommunity Read more »

Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again … Friday fun flash fiction! This week’s picture had my muse in a decidedly monosyllabic mood, lols šŸ™‚ So, today, we have one word to express a full idea, packed into …

The Way of the Wild: ā€˜Fiction In A Flash Challengeā€™ Week #16 NEW Image Prompt. Join in the fun! #IARTG #ASMSG @pursoot #WritingCommunity Read more »