Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 172, #Poet’sChoice

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the first of the month and you know what that means! Poets, choose your own syllabic poetry form, theme, words, images, etc. It’s up to you! Are you looking for inspiration for your syllabic poetry? Find an image on or experiment with “found poetry” as a way to find … Read more Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 172, #Poet’sChoice

Reblog: Finding Clarity | Sally Cronin

Ken Gierke picked an excellent theme for us all to work with this week, “finding clarity.” I loved the creative bursts of energy we all felt from his words. You all worked hard this week! Sally Cronin’s poem, “Finding Clarity,” that captured the very essence of the theme. Congratulations Sally Cronin, from Smorgasbord Blog Magazine, … Read more Reblog: Finding Clarity | Sally Cronin

ReShare from Writing to be Read | Meet poet and writer Colleen Chesebro

I spent some time today with Kaye Lynn Booth & Robbie Cheadle talking about my favorite subject next to faeries ~ POETRY! Many thanks to these lovely ladies for their hospitality. Posted: February 22, 2020 | Author: robbiesinspiration  Treasuring Poetry Today, I am delighted to welcome poet, author and blogger Colleen Chesebro to the Treasury Poetry series. The aim … Read more ReShare from Writing to be Read | Meet poet and writer Colleen Chesebro

Syllabic Poetry Donations

Attention Poetry Challenge Participants: I’ve been working on a “How To” book, called Word Craft ~ The Art of Creating Syllabic Poetry with a goal to self-publish by April 2020. This will be a chapbook and great reference for all syllabic poets. It’s occurred to me that I would like to include more syllabic poetry … Read more Syllabic Poetry Donations

The Blogger Recognition Award – A thank You to Bloggers Who Support So Generously

I received a lovely award from Sally Cronin yesterday called the Blogger Recognition Award. This originated with Stevie Turner, which migrated to Sally Cronin, and on to me. I haven’t accepted awards on my blog for years now, but it was a thrill to be thought of in this way. Thank you for your kindness, … Read more The Blogger Recognition Award – A thank You to Bloggers Who Support So Generously


Dear Friends, I’m flying in to share my news. As of today, you will start seeing a change on my blog. I’ve signed up as an Amazon affiliate for Kindle and print books. You will now see this disclaimer on my Book review blog posts: Amazon rules require this disclaimer on any of my posts … Read more GREAT News!

2020 Poetry Challenge Planning

To all my poetry challenge participants and those interested in participating in the challenge in the future: At the end of 2019, Colleen’s weekly syllabic poetry challenge will have run for three consecutive years. I never thought I would have this much interest in syllabic poetry, and I’ve been overjoyed at the response. The Poet … Read more 2020 Poetry Challenge Planning

RE-POST – Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 146 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! I apologize for all the trouble. This is a REPOST of the original challenge post from this morning. The sharing buttons are missing and I can’t get them to show up. The issue has to do with the new editor and the fact that I copied the post. Apparently that is … Read more RE-POST – Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 146 #SynonymsOnly

BLOG Chaos

I’m working with WordPress to figure out why when I copy posts the share buttons disappear. I’ve left a “test-post” published so they could see the issue. Please ignore. As soon as we’re done. I’ll delete the test post. <3 I’ll be upgrading the site soon to the business plan. Hopefully, this will not be … Read more BLOG Chaos

My Facebook Experiment

The end of March 2019, (where has the time gone?) I made the momentous decision to leave Facebook. I migrated over to a site called MeWe, which for all sakes and purposes, had the ability to change social media by avoiding all the privacy issues we faced on Facebook. After seven months, I can report … Read more My Facebook Experiment

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