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When the Red Bird Sings

When the red bird sings,

a soul wings to the heavens,

watching all below.

©Colleen M. Chesebro

Photo: courtesy of Pixabay.com



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About Colleen M. Chesebro

Colleen M. Chesebro is an American Novelist & Poet who loves writing paranormal fantasy and magical realism, cross-genre fiction, syllabic poetry, and creative nonfiction. She loves all things magical which may mean that she could be experiencing her second childhood—or not. That part of her life hasn’t been fully decided yet. A few years ago, a mystical experience led her to renew her passion for writing and storytelling. These days she resides in the fantasy realm of the Faery Writer where she writes the magical poetry and stories that the fairy nymphs whisper to her in her dreams. Colleen won the “Little and Laugh” Flash Fiction Contest sponsored by the Carrot Ranch Literary Community on November 2017, and in 2018, she won first place for the “Twisted Travel” category. Colleen lives in Arizona with her husband. When she is not writing, Colleen enjoys spending time with her husband. She also loves gardening, reading, and crocheting old-fashioned doilies into works of art. Learn more about Colleen on colleenchesebro.com.
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  1. Lovely poem. The picture of the cardinal surrounded by snow on the branches is beautiful. <3

  2. Beautiful words and picture, Colleen. It made my heart sing along with the red bird!

  3. Lovely haiku Colleen, see you’ve changed your domain name. Thinking of doing this myself.

    • I did, Marje. I figure if our readers want to find us, they will Google our name. This made it easier. I am not going to have two blogs though. This will be my author blog and regular blog. <3 I am thinking about doing a landing page about the books. Then the reader clicks the blog link and they can read the posts… I'm not sure yet.

  4. Such a phenomenal treasure. 🌹🌹🌹

  5. A beautiful haiku Colleen 🙂

  6. Colleen, a lovely poem. Is it based on some folklore? Also I tried your link for the monthly newsletter and it came up as a missing page.

  7. Beautiful, Colleen. That makes my heart sing <3

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  9. This poem says so much in so few words. Love it!

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