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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, …

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Once in a Blue Moon, #Shadorma #PhotoPrompt

This week for my poetry challenge, Ritu picked an interesting photo. I got excited at what the rest of you saw or felt from the image. Some detected a malevolence, while others conveyed a normal evening with the moon overhead. Shadorma poetry has its own rhythm and flow, called a sestet, a six-line stanza poem …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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GREAT News!

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 …

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“Flight Training,” #Flash #Fiction

The November 28, 2019, Carrot Ranch Prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about winners. Who are they, what’s the mood, and what did they win? Express emotion or subdue it. Go where the prompt leads! Respond by December 3, 2019. Tina balled up the award notice and threw it on …

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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 …

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The Basics of Using the Gutenberg Editor – Part One

On December 31, 2021 (two years from now) WordPress will discontinue the old Classic Editor. This prompted a huge discussion in our Literary Diva’s Facebook group. I’ll be sharing my experiences with the WordPress Gutenberg editor. Eventually, we all have to succumb to change. I hope I can make your path easier. The first thing …

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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 …

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