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Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 146 #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: FALL & GIVE HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY!  Check the thesaurus for different meanings of these words. The word… Continue reading

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 103, “Fall & Try,” #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! I hope you will support the other poets with visits to blogs and leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media… Continue reading

The Seasons – Hugh’s Photo Challenge

For this week’s photo challenge from Hugh’s Views and News, who is being hosted by the ever fabulous, Ronovan, of Ronovan Writes, we are to show what “Season” means to us. Want to join the fun? Here’s what you need to do. Take or choose a photo that you’ve taken… Continue reading

Go Ahead – Fall into autumn #BeWoW

It’s my favorite time of year – autumn! Today marks the first real day of fall here in the United States and I am celebrating my favorite time of the year by sharing a quote for Ronovan Writes, #BeWow and my own #Writer’s Quote Wednesday. Ron and I have been linking… Continue reading

Ronovan’s Writes Weekly Haiku Challenge-Stress & Hold

I would like to thank Ronovan for sponsoring this weekly event that challenges us to embrace the beauty found in the patterns of words.  This is one of my favorite challenges and I have grown in my writing because of it.  Thank you Ronovan! Here is my Haiku for this week:… Continue reading

An Essay on the Importance of Halloween in American Society

Halloween has become one of the most celebrated retail holidays in our American culture although the roots of the holiday are shrouded in religious beliefs that have survived from the beginning of time. Think of Halloween and visions of costumes, jack-o-lanterns and candy appear. Lots of candy! But the earliest… Continue reading

Gratitude Sunday–Holidays

As part of Colline’s Gratitude Project, I would like to say how thankful I am for holidays.  Halloween is just around the corner and I dearly miss the days when my children were still home getting ready for Trick-or-Treat.  I loved carving pumpkins and all the fuss that came at… Continue reading

Gratitude Sunday

Colline, of Colline’s Blog, sponsors a weekly Gratitude Project where she encourages us to be mindful of what we are thankful for each week. This week I am thankful for the cool breezes blowing into our little part of the world – Pensacola, Florida.  It has been an excruciatingly hot… Continue reading

Pixel Prose Challenge–Montana Autumn

Fall stealthily creeps from the base of the mountains to the tips of the trees with a frosty morning greeting. The air, crisper now, sparkles in the dew as fluffy clouds stretch thinly over the blue. Deepening shadows broaden and distend, lengthening into Autumnal snows. 2014 © Copyright-All rights reserved… Continue reading