The Rebirth – 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 fairy & magic, in honor of International Fairy Day, June 24th. Remember, the best poetry has layers of meaning. Image credit: Quotes About Poetry – Mark Nepo: Pinterest "The Rebirth" I waited. The break … Continue reading The Rebirth – A #Haibun

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 38 – FAIRY & MAGIC

Happy POETRY Tuesday everyone! Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you're in the right place! Pull up a chair, and let's write some poetry. First: My friend, Yecheilyah Ysrayl is hosting a poetry contest on my blog, and I'm one of the judges! Click HERE to read the post and enter the … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 38 – FAIRY & MAGIC

Word Snap Weekly–Spring in Fairy Swamp

One of my favorite events of the week on WordPress is Word Snap Weekly hosted by the lovely Amanda, of Unique Art Chic.  Click here to find out more about this event. Today, I would like to share a photo and an excerpt from my story, The Swamp Fairy – The Gift of Spring.  The … Continue reading Word Snap Weekly–Spring in Fairy Swamp

A “New” Beginning for Fairy Swamp

In the grey light of morning, Fairy Swamp readies for the new year with minuscule water reserves – the life blood of the swamp.  Green leaves poke out from branches nourished from the winter rains.  Trees glare with a whiteness, as their ghostly images reflect in the calm standing pools of water. Green kudzu vines … Continue reading A “New” Beginning for Fairy Swamp

The Swamp Fairy–The Full Cold Moon

I awakened early this morning, excited because the day I had been waiting for had finally arrived. Today, I would learn more about the elusive Swamp Fairy that revealed herself to me a few weeks ago on one of my early morning walks. You can read all about my adventures here. This morning began just … Continue reading The Swamp Fairy–The Full Cold Moon

The Swamp Fairy

It was a warm morning in November the first time I saw the swamp fairy.  The fog curled around the tops of the trees and the autumn breeze smelled of fragrant flowers, even though the early frost had killed all the wild flowers.  I inhaled the intoxicating fragrance and peered into the dense foliage near … Continue reading The Swamp Fairy