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Flash Glass: NOW Seeking Submissions

Author’s Publish shares: “Flash Glass accepts submissions year-round. They are looking for flash fiction, micro-essays, and prose poetry, and each author may submit up to three shorts. What is flash writing? Flash Glass defines it by what it isn’t: it isn’t more than 500 words; it isn’t a complete narrative; […]

Fairy Orbs Flicker – A Tanka

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 27 – “Light & Dark” Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of light and dark. This week, I decided to write a Tanka. I used “darkness,” for dark, and kept […]

A New Day Dawns – A #Tanka

Focus on the image below and breathe… Use your five senses and experience a new day. Deep in the forest pine needle musk scents the air near a babbling brook. Rising dawn yellows the sky announcing a brand new day. ©2017 Colleen M. Chesebro Forest = earth, and brook = […]

Waiting for Spring – A #Tanka

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt word of “clouds” to “shroud,” and I left the word “spring.” Both words have many connotations. Depending on how you use your synonyms you can alter the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many […]

A #Colorado Spring – A #Tanka

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt word of “fire” to “fiery,” and I left the word “rain.” Both words have many connotations. Depending on how you use your synonyms you can alter the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many […]

Cookie Crumb Lips – A #Tanka

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt word of “help” to “balm,” and I changed “smile” to “smirk.” Both words have many connotations. Depending on how you use your synonyms you can alter the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many […]

“The Lark Bunting” – A #Tanka #Poem

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I kept the prompt words of “Fog” and “Change.” Both words have many connotations. Depending on how you use your synonyms you can alter the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many ways. Don’t be afraid to experiment […]

Angel Frost – A #Tanka

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I kept the prompt word “Angel” and changed “devil” to “Lucifer.” Both words have many connotations. Depending on how you use your synonyms you can modify the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many ways. Don’t be afraid […]