Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 120, “Storm & Cold,” #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. PLEASE NOTE: Don’t forget to count your syllables. Use this site:… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 120, “Cold & Storm,” #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Here are your two words for this week: COLD & STORM HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! Except for the first challenge of the month ~ then, the poets get to choose their own words. <3 PLEASE support the… Continue reading

Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 112, “Cold & Safe”, #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. PLEASE NOTE: Don’t forget to count your syllables. Use this site:… Continue reading

“The Wild Hunt,” A Nonet Poem

This week, I’m adding another poetry format to Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge that is similar to the Etheree, except there are nine lines instead of ten. Everyone loves the Etheree, and I just couldn’t wait till the beginning of the new year to add a similar form. <3 Many thanks… Continue reading

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 112, “Cold & Safe,” #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! Except for the first challenge of the month ~ then, the poets get to choose their own words. <3 PLEASE support the other… Continue reading

Technology to the Rescue!

After the blizzard a couple of weeks ago, Ron and I decided that we needed a snow blower/thrower. My dear, California boy has now learned how to deal with the snow in style. We love Colorado! <3 Thanks for stopping in to see us, Continue reading

One Word Photo Challenge – “Cold”

“Sugar,” A cold day in Arizona taken in 2012 “Ron – along the shores of the Missouri River in January 2010, Great Falls, MT Images of “cold” for Jennifer Nichole Wells weather photography challenge. Click the link on my blog to see other fun photos! Thanks for popping in today…. Continue reading

Cold & Heat

Badge provided by DazzlingWhimsy.   This weeks Haiku challenge is found at: http://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2014/08/11/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-prompt-challenge-5/#like-4095.  The two words to use are “cold and heat.” Wintery glances – Pouty lips pursed tightly, Steamy heat rises. 2014 © Copyright-All rights reserved www.silverthreading.com Continue reading

Golden Grasses in the Snow

The north wind blows the snow in swirling luminous eddies. Biting cold seeps into the woman’s fruitless body prostate on the ground. Sparkling snow, deep in some places, barren in others, fans over her splayed-out chestnut hair. Spiky golden stalks of grass rubbing in the wind, Scratching, scratching in the… Continue reading