Hi everyone! I hope you’ve had a good weekend. After Mae Clair’s lovely Story Empire post on Shepherd for Authors, I got in touch, and today I have a post up with recommendations for five books of poetry that have …

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Hi everyone! 🙂 Today, I’ve joined Colleen’s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, which asks for us to create a specific form syllabic poem. The form asked for is Tanka Prose, and I have chosen to write a Verse Envelope (tanka/prose/tanka). You can …

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Hi everyone! 🙂 Today, I’ve joined Colleen’s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, which asks for us to create a syllabic poem based on “Taste the Rainbow”, where colour features in the poetry. You can find Colleen’s post HERE.   Facets of Life …

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Hi everyone! Today, I’m thrilled to be visiting fellow author, blogger, Story Empire member, and friend, Joan Hall. Joan has kindly invited me over to help me promote the release of my second book of poetry: Life & Soul, Book …

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Hi everyone! Today, I’m thrilled to be visiting fellow author, blogger, Story Empire member, and friend, Jan Sikes. Jan has kindly invited me over to help me promote the release of my second book of poetry: Life & Soul, Book …

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Hi everyone! 🙂 Today, I’ve joined Colleen’s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, which asks for us to create a syllabic poem based on our day. You can find Colleen’s post HERE.   Flash Flood   Carried down the river Torrent of sudden …

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Hi everyone! Today, I’m thrilled to be visiting fellow author, blogger, Story Empire member, and friend, Staci Troilo. Staci has kindly invited me over to help me promote the release of my second book of poetry: Life & Soul, Book …

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Hi everyone! I don’t post in a Saturday usually, but I had to share Sally Cronin’s incredibly generous shoutout for my new book, Life & Soul today! I’m so awed by her kindness and would be thrilled if you could …

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Hi everyone! Today, I’m thrilled to be visiting fellow author, blogger, Story Empire member, and friend, Beem Weeks. Beem has kindly invited me over to help me promote the release of my second book of poetry: Life & Soul, Book …

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Hi everyone! Today, I’m thrilled to be visiting fellow author, blogger, Story Empire member, and friend, D L Finn. Denise has kindly invited me over to help me promote the release of my second book of poetry: Life & Soul, …

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Hi everyone! 🙂 Today, I’ve joined Colleen’s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, which asks for us to create a syllabic poem based on a Theme Prompt from Kerfe: ‘USEFUL’ As ever, we need to avoid ‘ing’ ending words if at all possible. …

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Hi everyone! Today, I’m thrilled to be visiting fellow author, blogger, Story Empire member, and friend, Gwen Plano. Gwen has kindly invited me over to help me promote the release of my second book of poetry: Life & Soul, Book …

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Hi everyone! 🙂 Today, I’ve joined Colleen’s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, which asks for us to create a syllabic poem based on a Photograph provided by David, from the Skeptic’s Kaddish, for this month’s challenge.   Colleen’s comments for this week’s …

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRYCHALLENGE #274 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt @ColleenChesebro Read more »

Hi Everyone! I hope this finds you all well. I’m super excited to announce I have a new book of poetry coming out! I was so shocked to discover it is seven years since I published Slices of Soul: Book …

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Hi everyone! 🙂 Today, I’ve joined Colleen’s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, which asks for us to create a specific syllabic poem based on the Butterfly Cinquain.  As ever, we need to avoid ‘ing’ ending words if at all possible. You can …

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Hi everyone! 🙂 Today, I’ve joined Colleen’s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, which asks for us to create a syllabic poem based on colour.  As ever, we need to avoid ‘ing’ ending words if at all possible. You can find Colleen’s post …

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Hi everyone! Today is day Twenty-Nine of the national poetry month competition and the penultimate day! Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-NINE: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-Nine … In certain versions of the classic fairytale Sleeping Beauty, various fairies or …

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Hi everyone! Today is day Twenty-Eight of the national poetry month competition. Only two more days to go! Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-EIGHT: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-Eight … Write a concrete poem. Like acrostic poems, concrete poems are …

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Hi everyone! Today is day Twenty-Seven of the national poetry month competition. Only three more days to go! Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-SEVEN: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-Seven …Write  a “duplex.” A “duplex” is a variation on the sonnet, developed …

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Hi everyone! Today is day twenty-six of the national poetry month competition, and also Colleen’s weekly Tanka Tuesday challenge #271. Today, I’ve combined the two challenges into one. Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-SIX: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-Six … …

#NaPoWriMo: A Poem A Day – Day 26 and #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 271 #Colleen’s #THEMEPROMPT #TankaProse @ColleenChesebro Read more »

Hi everyone! Today is day Twenty-Five of the national poetry month competition. Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-FIVE: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-Five … Today’s (optional) prompt is based on the aisling, a poetic form that developed in Ireland. An …

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Hi everyone! Today is day Twenty-Four of the national poetry month competition and the last Sunday. Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-FOUR: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-Four … Hard-boiled detective novels are known for their use of vivid similes, often …

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Hi everyone! Today is day Twenty-Three of the national poetry month competition. Only seven more days to go! Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-THREE: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-Three …Write a poem in the style of Kay Ryan, whose poems …

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Hi everyone! Today is day Twenty-Two of the national poetry month competition. Two-thirds of the way through, already! Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-TWO: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-Two … In honour of today’s being the 22nd day of Na/GloPoWriMo 2022, I’d …

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Hi everyone! Today is day Twenty-One of the national poetry month competition. Two-thirds of the way through, already! Here’s my offering >>> DAY  TWENTY-ONE: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-One … Write a poem in which you first recall someone you used …

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Hi everyone! Today is day nineteen of the national poetry month competition, and also Colleen’s weekly Tanka Tuesday challenge. Today, I’ve combined the two challenges into one. Here’s my offering >>> DAY  NINETEEN: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Nineteen … write …

#NaPoWriMo: A Poem A Day – Day 19 and #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 270 #Colleen’s #PhotoPrompt #TankaProse @ColleenChesebro Read more »

Hi everyone! Today is day eighteen of the national poetry month competition. Here’s my offering >>> DAY  EIGHTEEN: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Eighteen … This prompt is based on Faisal Mohyuddin’s poem “Five Answers to the Same Question.” Today, I’d like …

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Hi everyone! Today is day seventeen of the national poetry month competition. Here’s my offering >>> DAY  SEVENTEEN: [Instructions:] From NaPoWriMo Day Seventeen … This prompt was developed by the comic artist Lynda Barry, and it asks you to think about …

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