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Summer Awaits – A Haiku

The RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #101 words for this week are “fresh and wind.” I have been absent the last couple of weeks. I hate when life gets in the way of poetry!

To keep things interesting, I used “airy” for fresh, and “breeze” for wind.

I am enjoying the warm temperatures that Colorado has been sharing with us. The thunderstorms are magnificent. Thunder rumbles deep over the Rocky Mountains as winds howl and rain and hail plummet my vegetable garden. Today it is barely 70 degrees F. The prediction is that we will reach 90 degrees F. in the next couple of days. Time for the air conditioner!

It is with little difficulty then, you will understand my Haiku to hearld in the main event of summer on June 20th!

Many thanks to Ronovan for sponsoring this fun event. In fact, Ronovan says:

“The Review will be back beginning with this week’s challenge. I’ll be attempting to do it again; if I can’t it’s been suggested that perhaps some volunteers would be willing to pick 20 Haiku and comment on them like I used to do. There will not be the elaborate set up as before. Straight to the haiku and comments without sections and things. Simple and easy.”

I for one am going to try to comment on twenty other poet’s Haiku. Will you join me?

Categories: Colleen's Weekly Haiku, Tanka, Haibun Poetry Challenges

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Colleen Chesebro

Colleen M. Chesebro is a writer of cross-genre fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Her debut novel, a YA fantasy series called, “The Heart Stone Chronicles - The Swamp Fairy,” was published January 2017.

The book reveals the story of Abby Forrester, a 14-year-old orphaned girl who is entrusted with saving a community of fairy nymphs from certain ecological destruction. Along the way, Abby learns about friendship, love, and what it means to actually belong to a family.

Colleen’s writing explores ecological situations in the multicultural world of today. She combines real-life historical events into her writing to create experiences that will continue in the hearts and heads of her readers.

A veteran of the United States Air Force, Colleen is also a retired bookkeeper. She has an Associates Degree in Business Administration, and another Associates Degree in the Arts, which she uses to combine her love of writing with her passion for all things creative.

When she is not writing, Colleen enjoys spending time with her husband, dogs, children, and grandchildren. When time permits, she also loves gardening, cooking, and crocheting old fashioned doilies into works of artistry.

She lives in the United States with her husband and her two Pomeranians, Sugar, and Spice. You can learn more about Colleen and her writing on her website colleenchesebro.com.

33 replies

  1. Lovely haiku Colleen! Those stormy nights in the mountains must be divine. I look forward to many days and nights on the beach. 😉 xx I’m with you. I try to visit as many blogs as I can. Ron’s review makes it so much easier to do, so I’m grateful for that.

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