Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenges No. 114, 115, & 116 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m going to take some much needed time off to celebrate Yuletide, starting today, December 11 – December 31st, 2018. There will be NO challenges or recaps until January 1, 2019. However, I know some of you will want to continue writing your weekly poetry…. Continue reading

Silver’s Book Reviews – “Life, Sex & Death – A Poetry Collection,” by David Ellis

Title:  Life, Sex, and Death – A Poetry Collection (Vol 1) Author: David Ellis File Size: 421 KB Print Length: 198 pages Publisher: Self-Published by author Publication Date: January 30, 2016 Sold by Amazon Digital Services LLC  Language: English ASIN: B01BB8XMW2 Formats: Paperback and Kindle Goodreads Genres: Literature & Fiction, Poetry, Love Poems *The author provided me with a copy of… Continue reading

The Fairy Whisperer – A Haiku

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #92 has given us the prompt words of “Life & Path.” In addition, we are able to link to the 52 Week Photo Challenge hosted by some of our Haiku Challenge friends in unison with the above prompt words. This week’s photo prompt is “Path.” Her life… Continue reading

Silver Memories – 30 Years Ago Today

Thirty years ago today, April 16, 1985, in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, my sweet husband Ron and I, embarked on a journey that everyone said would never last. We both had been married before. We both entered our new lives together with Ron’s two daughters, Ronda and Mary; and my… Continue reading

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge–Innocence & Life

(Image credit: Elizabeth I) “The First Queen” Her virtue intact – she stumbles throughout her life, forlorn without love. 2014 © Copyright-All rights reserved www.silverthreading.com Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge is one of my favorite challenges because you can stretch the words into meaning something far different from the original words… Continue reading

Goals For 11/30/14-12/6/14

What a week I had! I am still behind from wrenching my back.  That is the way it is with goals.  Some you are able to fulfill with no problem and then life gets in the way.  What do you do?  Below is an easy way to follow through on… Continue reading

The Passing of Time

No Time to Waste From the Daily Post 11/10/14 – Fill in the blank: “Life is too short to _____.”  Now, write a post telling us how you’ve come to that conclusion. Today, in my neighborhood a murder was committed.  You can read about it here.  It made me realize… Continue reading

The Red Sweater

A man and a woman walk through the park together, holding hands. They pass an old woman sitting on a bench. The old woman is knitting a small, red sweater. The man begins to cry. Write this scene. Today’s twist: write the scene from three different points of view: from… Continue reading

An Average Girl

She was a typical kind of girl, just an ordinary, run of the mill kind of girl. Nothing fancy, nothing elegant, simply her. She had a common job as a cocktail waitress earning her living at the usual kind of bar – serving men who treated her cruel. In her… Continue reading

My Daughter–My Friend

  It seems only a few years ago, A tiny delicate lass – Burst into my life with a wail and a scream. Hello beautiful. Long in limb and tall in stature, All blond hair and curls tumbling down. Emerald eyes – a gazelle, a graceful beauty – Independent even… Continue reading