“The Collective,” A Tanka

It's that time of the week and if the itch to write has turned into a slow burn... Get writing! Join my weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge and get your brain waves thinking in new ways. Write some poetry! This week, I've used the word, "ethos," as my synonym for character and "altruism" for the word, … Continue reading “The Collective,” A Tanka

#Colorado Dreams – A #Haibun

Welcome to my contribution to my Weekly #Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of past & future. The best poetry has layers of meaning. Image credit: GeniusQuotes.net The meadow fairy hovered in the crisp air. Her wings beat the air in a slow rhythm - transparent, barely discernable … Continue reading #Colorado Dreams – A #Haibun

Couch Convos – Colleen Chesebro

I had the privilege of visiting Lisa today on her monthly feature: Couch Convos. I loved her questions. Please stop by and say hello. ❤

Lisa W. Tetting

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Part I

LWT: Welcome to Couch Convos! Let’s get started. How did you get the idea to write about the swamp fairy?

CC:Thanks, Lisa. I’m happy to be here with you. I love this big comfy couch. Now hang on, because I am going to tell you how I met a real life fairy!

While on a walk during a warm, foggy morning in November 2014, I had a close encounter of the fairy kind. At the time, we were living in Pensacola, Florida. I still remember the day, as if it has been carved into my memory; something I will never forget.

Road I took on my walk ©Colleen Chesebro used with permission

As I walked along the road, I heard a sound that instantly caught my attention. At first, I considered the possibility that the sound might be an injured bird rustling in the thick underbrush. I peered into the foliage and drew…

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Silver’s Fairy Portal

A couple of months ago, my two granddaughters, Maleah and Arianna, and I set out to create some fairy houses for my office. After all, you can't write about fairies and invite them into your life and not have somewhere for them to visit you! Maleah & Arianna I had a plan in mind, but … Continue reading Silver’s Fairy Portal

The Third Dimension – The Realm of the Swamp Fairies

Welcome to Fairy Swamp. What could be better than a visit to the "Third Dimension," with my swamp fairies? Come along for the ride! I entered the horizontal plane of oblivion drifting into the third dimension as if I were being born again. Inside, the dark void pushed me forward like a vacuum in reverse. … Continue reading The Third Dimension – The Realm of the Swamp Fairies

The Heart Stone Chronicles – Book Cover Reveal

While on a walk during a warm foggy morning in November 2014, I had a close encounter of the fairy kind. We were living in Pensacola, Florida. I still remember the day, as if it had been carved into my memory, something I will never forget. The road I took on my morning walk I … Continue reading The Heart Stone Chronicles – Book Cover Reveal

It’s Time to Spread Some Fairy Magic!

Happy Summer Solstice! Did you know this is the best time to see fairies? There is a magic in the air in the northern hemisphere today. I can feel and see the energy crackling and sparking! What?!! You don't believe in fairies? What about Tinkerbell or Peter Pan? You don't believe in them?? Alright, I guess … Continue reading It’s Time to Spread Some Fairy Magic!