Celebrating Lughnasadh, or Lammas

I follow the Wheel of the Year Wiccan (Celtic) Sabbats which celebrate the eternal circle of life – birth, death, and rebirth. These holidays mix well with my Buddhist path and also that of Faery Wicca. There are eight Sabbats, and they follow the changing seasons of our year always in sync with nature. This … Continue reading Celebrating Lughnasadh, or Lammas

Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Laura Sansom, @louboop

Hello everyone! This week I'd like to introduce you to a new author, Laura Sansom. I asked her to pick a question from my huge list HERE. We all aspire to be successful authors and the best way to learn some of the tricks of the trade is to ask questions. Author, Laura Sansom First, … Continue reading Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Laura Sansom, @louboop

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 138 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Shaking & Baking in the desert! Here are your two words for this week: "Clear & Nature" Join in this week's Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge using Synonyms Only for the words: Clear & Nature. #Haiku, #Senryu, … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 138 #SynonymsOnly

Whispering…

Sue’s poem earned the right to claim the distinction of being the Poet of the Week for last week’s challenge. Congratulations, Sue. ❤

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

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Consciousness wavers

Ancient kindred whispering

Silent secrets shared

To know with other senses

Understanding of the heart

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For Colleen’s poetry challenge

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Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 137, #SynonymsOnly

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the work of poets from around the globe. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. POETRY NEWS: Poetry Contests & Journal Submissions Currently, UHTS is accepting poetry for the Autumn Issue … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 137, #SynonymsOnly

Colleen’s 2019 #Book #Reviews – “The Man Who Found Birds Among the Stars, Part Five: Phenix Rises: A Biographical Fiction” by Author, Lorinda J. Taylor, @TermiteWriter

Title: The Man Who Found Birds among the Stars, Part Five: Phenix Rises: A Biographical Fiction Amazon Author Page: Lorinda J. Taylor Formats: Kindle Paperback Genres: Science Fiction, Biographical Fiction Goodreads In the author's words A rehabilitated Robbin Nikalishin is back in the Captain’s chair as the Phenix Project for Interstellar Flight gets underway. After finishing off the … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Book #Reviews – “The Man Who Found Birds Among the Stars, Part Five: Phenix Rises: A Biographical Fiction” by Author, Lorinda J. Taylor, @TermiteWriter

“Save Our Mother,” #Haibun #Haiku

Our words this week for my weekly poetry challenge, #SynonymsOnly, were "shift & kind." I used "change" for shift, and the phrase, "hearts in the right place" for kind. Image by Jonny Lindner from Pixabay Save our mother I feel the tremors of mother earth beneath my feet. In my heart, I know she is … Continue reading “Save Our Mother,” #Haibun #Haiku

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 137 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? POETRY NEWS: Poetry Contests & Journal Submissions Currently, UHTS is accepting poetry for the Autumn Issue of the Cattails Journal. Submissions for Autumn/ October issue open 1st July (midnight) GMT and close 15th August (midnight) GMT. Read the … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 137 #SynonymsOnly

The Woman at 106 – #Etheree, #DoubleEtheree

Congratulations to H. R. R. Gorman! He is the Poet of the Week!

Let Me Tell You the Story of...

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She
Lives at
One-oh-six,
Rides a ten-speed,
Listens to a mix
Of classic rock and soul.
Once you get past the bricks
Guarding her house and her ego,
You’ll see to whom my heart is transfixed
But God says I must admire from afar.

She
Joined no
Stupid cliques
Back in high school
Where girls had no dicks.
I’d swim the river Styx
And challenge Pluto for her,
But I can’t cross the crucifix
As He stares me down and tattle-tells
To my boss, to my mom, to politics.
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This was written for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday #136, a photoprompt. I don’t really know where this came from, but I just looked at that peaceful little housefront and tried to imagine who lived there. The bicycle drew my attention. With “women’s bikes’ relatively rare out there, I tried to cultivate this image of a person trying really hard to seem…

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Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 136, #PhotoPrompt

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the work of poets from around the globe. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. POETRY NEWS: POETRY CONTESTS & JOURNAL SUBMISSIONS Currently, UHTS is accepting poetry for the Autumn Issue … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 136, #PhotoPrompt