Colorado Garden Update July 2016

Just as I promised back in early June, here is the status of my Colorado gardening experiment. The other day, we got this cool sign to hang in our living room. I really love it! I am learning much about the climate and elevation. I spoke with a neighbor the other day and she was … Continue reading Colorado Garden Update July 2016

Political Dirt – A Haiku

The Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #107 words for this week are "Pie & Dust."I must say, these are some interesting choices from Ronovan this week! I bet he wants pie! I wonder what kind? These words just seemed to gush out of me! I used grime, for the word, dirt. The word pie … Continue reading Political Dirt – A Haiku

“Ancient Songs” – A Haiku

The RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #106 words for this week are "Sing & Flower." To make the words a bit more colorful I used the word, "chant" for sing, and "bud," for flower. Nymphs chant ancient songs – as buds raise their heads in glee, a storm lurks above. Colleen M. Chesebro ~*~ I … Continue reading “Ancient Songs” – A Haiku

“Fairies” – A Cinquain Poem

My friend, Judith Barrow suggested I try writing a Cinquain poem. This was a new form I had never heard of, so I decided to do a little research. Here is what I found out: Image credit: Ol' King Cole's Castle Here is a site that will help you with word count and syllables. It is called … Continue reading “Fairies” – A Cinquain Poem

Her Life’s Defining Moment – A Tanka

The RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #105 words for this week are "Time & Grow." I am going to spread my wings a bit and write a Tanka poem instead of a Haiku. You can always spot a Tanka because it has five lines with syllables in each line accordingly: 5/7/5/7/7. Here is my … Continue reading Her Life’s Defining Moment – A Tanka

Contours of a Broken Heart – A Tanka

Did you ever wonder what a tanka poem was? As an example, here is one I wrote some time ago. A close cousin to the Haiku, Tanka are a Japanese poetry form which contains 31 syllables in total. There are five lines with 5/7/5/7/7 syllables accordingly, in each line of the poem. Poets.org shares: "One … Continue reading Contours of a Broken Heart – A Tanka

The Heart Stone – A Haiku

The RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #104 words for this week are "dazzle & sky." I am still editing The Swamp Fairy, Book 1 of the Heart Stone Chronicles. My fairy nymphs are never far, and they continue to share the wonders of their nymph kingdom with me… Here's a sneak peek from The Swamp Fairy: … Continue reading The Heart Stone – A Haiku