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#Haikai Challenge #152 (8/16/20): katydid (kirigirisu), A #Haiku Sequence

This week, Frank J. Tassone's Haikai Challenges asks us to write a haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to the katydid (kirigirisu). Here’s how the challenge works:1. write the haikai poem of your choice.2. post the link of your post to Mister Linky.3. pingback by posting the… Continue reading #Haikai Challenge #152 (8/16/20): katydid (kirigirisu), A #Haiku Sequence

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#FAIRY #TAROT #FRIDAY ~ August 14, 2020

Welcome to Fairy Tarot Friday. Each Friday I'll share a card I've drawn from the Fairy Tarot deck by Doreen Virtue & Radleigh Valentine, featuring an uplifting message from the fey. I'll also include a bit of syllabic poetry inspired by the card reading. I drew this card on Thursday, for Friday as Freyja had an early… Continue reading #FAIRY #TAROT #FRIDAY ~ August 14, 2020

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#FAIRY #TAROT #FRIDAY ~ August 7, 2020

Welcome to Fairy Tarot Friday. Each Friday I'll share a card from the Fairy Tarot deck by Doreen Virtue & Radleigh Valentine, featuring an uplifting message from the fey. I'll also include a bit of syllabic poetry inspired by the card reading. The Major Arcana contains 22 cards that describe major events and turning points in our… Continue reading #FAIRY #TAROT #FRIDAY ~ August 7, 2020

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Blog Update 8/6/2020: “Cantaloupe” #haiku

As my Sister of the Fey, Debby Gies said to me, "Oy Vey, what a week it's been! I apologize for all the blog craziness. WordPress is working through the issues and my posts have migrated over from the business plan. I'm still missing my Pages and featured images. Anyway, we'll muddle through and I'll… Continue reading Blog Update 8/6/2020: “Cantaloupe” #haiku

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“The Queen of Winter,” #flashfiction

The July 30, 2020, Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that uses the phrase “her crowning glory.” (Thanks to Anne Goodwin for the prompt idea.) It can be in the traditional sense of a woman’s hair or applied to any idea of a best attribute. What… Continue reading “The Queen of Winter,” #flashfiction

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#Fairy #Tarot #Friday ~ July 31, 2020

Welcome to Fairy Tarot Friday. Each Friday I'll share a card from the Fairy Tarot deck by Doreen Virtue & Radleigh Valentine, featuring an uplifting message from the fey. I'll also include a bit of syllabic poetry inspired by the card reading. The Major Arcana contains 22 cards that describe major events and turning points in our… Continue reading #Fairy #Tarot #Friday ~ July 31, 2020

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“A Season of Trees,” #haiku sequence

This haiku sequence is for dVerse (Frank Tassone is hosting) and for Tanka Tuesday using the inspirational theme quote from Sue Vincent: “Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth.” Herman Hesse I like to create haiku sequences dedicated to a theme,… Continue reading “A Season of Trees,” #haiku sequence

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How to Run a Successful Poetry Challenge for Four Years Counting – Marsha Ingrao – Always Write

Marsha Ingrao, an author, blogger and retired teacher/consultant who does promoting and hobby blogging invited me to her amazing blog to talk about Tanka Tuesday! Please stop by and say hello! Longer Running Than Most Netflix Series "Today I want to introduce my blogging friend Colleen Chesebro. She’s helped me with many practical blogging tips… Continue reading How to Run a Successful Poetry Challenge for Four Years Counting – Marsha Ingrao – Always Write

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Waterfalls, #Haiku

I'm jumping into Frank Tassone's Haikai Poetry Challenge. This week's rules are below: Write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, Senryu, haibun, Tanka, Haiga, renga, etc) that alludes to waterfall (taki). Here’s how the challenge works: 1. write the haikai poem of your choice.2. post the link of your post to Mister Linky.3. pingback… Continue reading Waterfalls, #Haiku

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Prayer to the Nature Spirits, #FlashFiction

One of my favorite writing challenges is found at Carrot Ranch.com. Charlie Mills, the lead Buckaroo, shares a weekly challenge by providing a prompt. The Rules are listed in the link below: Challenge RulesA Weekly Flash Fiction Challenge is posted every Thursday. Responses are due by the following Tuesday. Respond by comment or link. On… Continue reading Prayer to the Nature Spirits, #FlashFiction