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#Haiku & #Senryu Poetry Forms

Now that I’ve got the 2019 Poet of the Week Compilation sorted, I wanted to talk more about writing and creating Haiku and Senryu in English with the traditional rules and what I call the “current” rules. Read my post here: 5/7/5 vs 3/5/3 & 2/3/2 Haiku & Senryu Styles for more information. My challenge …

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Colleen’s 2019 #Book #Reviews – “Living in a Shadow” by Author, Deborah A. Bowman, @Bowmanauthor

IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS Title: Living in a Shadow Amazon Author Page: Deborah A. Bowman Formats: Kindle Genres: Contemporary Women’s Fiction Goodreads In the Author’s Words LIVING IN A SHADOW is a must-read fictional drama with a powerful message for women of all ages, any man who has ever loved a woman, and any partner, regardless of gender, who …

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Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap “Love & Time,” No. 97, #SynonymsOnly

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the work of poets from around the globe. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules on the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. PLEASE NOTE: Don’t forget to count your syllables. Use this site: howmanysyllables.com. Click on the workshop tab. …

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“The Prophecy,” A Flash Fiction/Senryu

I’m combining my Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge, using synonyms for “love and time, with the Carrot Ranch Literary Community August 16, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a comet. I used the words “continuum” for time, and “benevolence,” for love. The comet streaked across the sky dragging a …

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Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 97, “Love & Time,” #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some 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 is always nice too. HELP ME …

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#Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic 2018 Author Spotlight Guest Post:

Hello, and welcome to my Spotlight Author Guest posts where you can meet independently published authors and sample some of their work. My inspiration was to give independent authors another place where they could connect with readers. I asked for posts dedicated to the themes of fairies, myths, and magic where authors could show off their writing skills …

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“Isn’t Love, Just Love?” – A #Haibun #Haiku

Welcome to my contribution to my Weekly Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of “hate and pride.” I used the word “love,” loosely based on the word “pride.” Image Credit: Pixabay.com I have never understood why people feel the need to debate the power of love. Why …

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Spice – The Tiny Dog Who Stole Our Hearts

Spice, Colorado 2017 It is with sad and heavy hearts Ron, and I must share that our beloved Spice left this world Wednesday night. Spice was Ron’s dog mainly, and along with her sister, Sugar, nursed Ron through bladder and prostate cancer. She was loyal and loving and will live in our hearts forever. Our …

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#Loveuary❤ – Rules And A Prompt List Of Sorts!

Ritu is sponsoring a “Loveuary” for February! She says: “As you know, I am embarking on a month of love related posts, be it creative or thoughts from the heart. I don’t know if anyone is interested in accompanying me on my journey of ‘love’ but if you are crazy enough to join me, here …

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The Wrath of Love – A Haiku

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