Author Archives: Colleen M. Chesebro

When Life Gives You Lemons…Write Poetry! #Poetry #WritingCommunity #IARTG #ASMSG #TANKA #CINQUAIN #HAIBUN @ColleenChesebro #tryingnewthings – Author D.L. Finn

D.L. (Denise) Finn has gone through a series of traumatic events this year. However, what thrilled me was how she immersed herself in the learning of a new craft – writing syllabic poetry! Her star shines bright. Denise said, “When I write it (poetry), I’m visiting my soul, where I can reflect on my emotions and life.” I can’t think

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COLLEEN’S 2020 #BOOK #REVIEWS – “Drops of Flowery Calm,” BY AUTHOR, Jane Sturgeon, @JaneSturgeon3

Featuring Your Next Weekend Read! About this Book Drops of Flowery Calm is an eBook collection of stories, flowers & colours, and their meanings and poems. MY RECOMMENDATION I stumbled across this book several months ago when we were in the throes of the Corona Virus Pandemic. I’d searched for something uplifting to read, as our days seemed dark

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WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Sorry for the chaos last week! I’m slowing updating all the pages that did NOT come over from the business plan. The Poetry Challenge Cheat Sheet link and the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Book Store links are on the main menu above. You should be able to access them. Please let me know if something is not

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Our first of the month, Poet’s Choice challenge gives you the opportunity to share some of your best poetry! I love your creativity. It’s fun to see the different syllabic forms that you choose. Great work! Here’s who participated last week via Mr. Linky: 1. Padre  10. Myforever. blog  19. anita dawes  2. Elizabeth  11. Sue Vincent  20. Merril D. Smith 

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#FAIRY #TAROT #FRIDAY ~ August 7, 2020

Welcome to Fairy Tarot Friday. Each Friday I’ll share a card from the Fairy Tarot deck by Doreen Virtue & Radleigh Valentine, featuring an uplifting message from the fey. I’ll also include a bit of syllabic poetry inspired by the card reading. The Major Arcana contains 22 cards that describe major events and turning points in our lives (marriage, pregnancy, relationship and

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WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! A note to all my poets and readers: I’m switching back to the premium plan from the business plan and working with WordPress. The renewal for the business plan at $300 a year is much too steep for a struggling poet, like me… so, beware of glitches. Hopefully, everything will go smoothly. ~Colleen~ It’s the first

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