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“Summer Posies,” A Haibun/Tanka Flash Fiction

June 14, 2018, Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a bouquet. You can explore the meaning of the word or gather a bunch of flowers. Go where the prompt leads. Respond by June 19, 2018. Rules are here. The Litha preparations… Continue reading

“Celebrate the Summer Solstice,” A Tanka Poem

I’ve stretched the limits of my Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge this week, but I have a good reason as you will see below. In my Tanka poem, I used “cheer,” for praise, and “feed the fires,” for excite. This is also a book cover reveal! Please join me on… Continue reading