Notes from Colleen

In Memoriam: Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent It is with a heavy heart I share with you the passing of our friend and poet, Sue Vincent. Sue was a pillar in our poetic community, always ready to jump into a poetry challenge. And, most importantly, she was always there to offer a kind word of encouragement.Through the years, I'd come… Continue reading In Memoriam: Sue Vincent

Notes from Colleen

Another blog Update…

Hello everybody! I'm in the midst of the worst mercury retrograde I've ever experienced. A couple of months ago my email was hacked. To add to my bucket of woe, I have had countless issues with WordPress, Facebook, and today, Instagram. Someone cloned my account and is sending spam messages to everyone. The Instagram account… Continue reading Another blog Update…

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Exciting News!

Just a heads up... I've changed the domain name of Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry to wordcraftpoetry.com. I've created an author blog (still in progress) at colleenchesebro.com. Bear with me while I make all these changes in headers, etc. It might be confusing for awhile, but there is no good time to make these… Continue reading Exciting News!

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Cover Reveal: Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry

Help Me Celebrate! Grab a piece of cake! While I'm waiting to hear from my editors, I thought it was time to share the cover of my newest book creation, "Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry. This book will discuss the basics of how to write the Japanese and American Syllabic poetry forms we use… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry

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Soliciting Syllabic Poetry Donations Part Two

It's time for an update on the poetry I need for examples for my new book, Word Craft - The Art of Crafting Syllabic Poetry. I've been playing with book cover ideas. The book is divided into two group: Japanese forms and American forms. This book covers the eleven forms we use in the weekly… Continue reading Soliciting Syllabic Poetry Donations Part Two

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ReShare from Writing to be Read | Meet poet and writer Colleen Chesebro

I spent some time today with Kaye Lynn Booth & Robbie Cheadle talking about my favorite subject next to faeries ~ POETRY! Many thanks to these lovely ladies for their hospitality. Posted: February 22, 2020 | Author: robbiesinspiration  Treasuring Poetry Today, I am delighted to welcome poet, author and blogger Colleen Chesebro to the Treasury Poetry series. The aim… Continue reading ReShare from Writing to be Read | Meet poet and writer Colleen Chesebro

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Syllabic Poetry Donations

Attention Poetry Challenge Participants: I've been working on a "How To" book, called Word Craft ~ The Art of Creating Syllabic Poetry with a goal to self-publish by April 2020. This will be a chapbook and great reference for all syllabic poets. It's occurred to me that I would like to include more syllabic poetry… Continue reading Syllabic Poetry Donations

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My Thoughts on Writing Political Poetry

Composing political poetry is one way a poet can weigh in and share their opinion on current events and politics around the world. These poems tend to critique or defend the social and political issues of the day. The Poetry Foundation.org shares: "Plato wanted to banish poets from his Republic because they can make lies… Continue reading My Thoughts on Writing Political Poetry