“Creative Intentions,” #Haibun #Tanka

This week for my weekly syllabic poetry challenge, I used the word, "frigid," for cold, and "tempest" for storm. I wrote a Haibun/Tanka Idyll which consists of a prose paragraph, followed by a Tanka poem (5/7/5/7/7). All syllabic poetry has rules, and the Haibun is no exception. Here are a few of the rules for … Continue reading “Creative Intentions,” #Haibun #Tanka

“Creativity,” A Shadorma

First, let me wish you all a Happy New Year, a happy new challenge, and a happy new week. It's the first of the month, so we get to choose our own words to write a poem. The first of the month challenge is the only one where we don't have to use synonyms, but … Continue reading “Creativity,” A Shadorma

“The Mystery of Creativity,” A Tanka

This week for my poetry challenge, I used the word "scheme" for plan, and the word, "end" for finish. The last few weeks, when my blog was broken, kept me in a constant uproar. I think I had the first real writer's block of my life. It's not like I don't have plenty to write... … Continue reading “The Mystery of Creativity,” A Tanka

Allergic to the Letter “E” Challenge

My friend, Mel from her blog entitled, Melissa Barker Simpson, has challenged me to write a paragraph without using the letter "e!" GULP! This is going to be hard! I don't want to suffer in the page of lame!!! Silver tries to write without using the letter "e." A brain explosion rocked the world this … Continue reading Allergic to the Letter “E” Challenge

5 Days – 5 Photos: Creating Fairy Magic

I have been selected by Jennifer Nichole Wells to participate in the 5 photos – 5 days challenge. What does this mean for you, dear readers? The challenge rules: "Post a photo each day for five consecutive days and tell a story about each photo.  The story can be truth or fiction, poetry or prose.  Each day … Continue reading 5 Days – 5 Photos: Creating Fairy Magic

Writer’s Quote Wednesday Weekly Wrap-Up from 4/15/15

Welcome to the WRITER'S QUOTE WEDNESDAY Weekly Wrap-Up where our writers highlight their photographic and writing talent by making up their own quotes, or sharing quotes from their favorite authors. Please do not link to this post. Link to the new prompt on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, and please don't forget to tag your post "Writer's Quote Wednesday."  It's … Continue reading Writer’s Quote Wednesday Weekly Wrap-Up from 4/15/15

It’s All a Blur

The Daily Post weekly photography challenge asks us to show something that is a blur. This is an image of my Florida driftwood Christmas tree with sunlight reflecting on it from between the slats of the blind that covers the window.  The sunlight has a surreal look to it, almost as if the photo is out … Continue reading It’s All a Blur

Writer’s Quote Wednesday Weekly Wrap Up from 3/18/15

Welcome to the WRITER’S QUOTE WEDNESDAY Weekly Wrap-Up where our writers highlight their photographic and writing talent by making up their own quotes, or sharing quotes from our favorite authors. Please do not link to this post. Link to the new prompt on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.  Please don’t forget to tag your post “Writer’s … Continue reading Writer’s Quote Wednesday Weekly Wrap Up from 3/18/15