Category: Authors Supporting Authors

“Swift Unbridled Sea,” #haiku, & A Discussion of Using Implied Metaphors in Haiku

Sally Cronin provided this week’s image for our Photo Prompt challenge. Today, I want to talk about using metaphors in your poetry. First, let’s discuss what a metaphor is. The Grammarly blog explains that “a metaphor is a figure of speech that describes an… Continue Reading ““Swift Unbridled Sea,” #haiku, & A Discussion of Using Implied Metaphors in Haiku”

“All Forgiven in a Day,” #kindku “Dawn”

I’ve wanted to try this new poetry challenge offered by Auroras & Blossoms poetry journal in the post below. It’s the “Dawn,” Prompt, created by Cendrine & David. Here is the link to the words in the song: https://genius.com/Leigh-nash-nervous-in-the-light-of-dawn-lyrics which serve as the inspiration… Continue Reading ““All Forgiven in a Day,” #kindku “Dawn””

“Freyja,” #Shadorma #poetry

Anita Dawes provided this week’s #SynonymsOnly poetry challenge words: blessed & hex. These are excellent opposites to work with in a longer poem featuring one or more stanzas. Unfortunately, my time was limited this week by all kinds of minor niggling issues. Yet, I still… Continue Reading ““Freyja,” #Shadorma #poetry”

#Fairy #Tarot #Friday ~ July 17, 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… Continue Reading “#Fairy #Tarot #Friday ~ July 17, 2020”

“Stone Ghosts” – A #ButterflyCinquain

“Stone Ghosts” stone ghosts—the false idolsof a treasonous pastdedicated to slaveryhatefultokens of white supremacythe darkness of death waits—Patriarchyshattered ©2020 Colleen M. Chesebro Today, I heard the phrase, “stone ghosts” and felt compelled to put pen to paper (or fingers to the keyboard). The name… Continue Reading ““Stone Ghosts” – A #ButterflyCinquain”

#Fairy #Tarot #Friday ~ July 10, 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… Continue Reading “#Fairy #Tarot #Friday ~ July 10, 2020”

Be Careful What You Wish For… #Double Nonet

I haven’t taken part in my own poetry challenge for a couple of weeks. I’m getting down to the nitty gritty on Word Craft ~ the Art of Crafting Syllabic Poetry and I’m still hunting for a few poetry forms. So, this double nonet… Continue Reading “Be Careful What You Wish For… #Double Nonet”

#Fairy #Tarot #Friday ~ July 3, 2020

Welcome back 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… Continue Reading “#Fairy #Tarot #Friday ~ July 3, 2020”

#TarotTuesday – The World – Writing and Music: Jan Sikes

I’m in the home stretch of finishing Word Craft – Prose & Poetry, my How-To book on how to write syllabic poetry for beginners. In the meantime, my #Fairy #Tarot #Friday readings have been put on hold. But, never fear… Jan Sikes is here… Continue Reading “#TarotTuesday – The World – Writing and Music: Jan Sikes”

“Books That Changed Me”– 2020 Summer Edition! @ColleenChesebro @dehauthor @jhawker69 @boom_lyn – Author D.L. Finn

This is a re-blog of D.L. Finn’s post, below. I was honored and thrilled for my book, Fairies, Myths, and Magic ~ A Summer Celebration, to make Denise’s “Books that Changed Me,” Summer edition list. There are other authors and books listed as well.… Continue Reading ““Books That Changed Me”– 2020 Summer Edition! @ColleenChesebro @dehauthor @jhawker69 @boom_lyn – Author D.L. Finn”

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