“My Muse,” #NaPoWritMo #Badger Hexastich

The NaPoWritMo prompt for today is: “Our prompt today (optional, as always), is to write a poem that poses a series of questions. The questions could be a mix of the serious (“What is the meaning of life?”) and humorous (“What’s the deal with cats knocking things off tables?”), the… Continue reading

“The Editing Blues,” Double #shadorma, #NaPoWritMo

It’s day 21 (has it been that long?) of NaPoWritMo and I’ve been dug down deep in my editing den… Word Craft: Prose & Poetry will become a reality soon. This is the general direction of the book cover. I know there will be changes. Wendy Anne Darling, a dear… Continue reading

“Barely Spring,” (haru asashi)

Just a quick haiku today for #NaPoWritMo and my April Poem a day! It’s been a busy day of editing, book releases, and more! “Barely Spring” shallow spring Michigan winds howl cold seeps in ©2021 Colleen M. Chesebro Continue reading

“Spring in Michigan” #Haiku Sequence, #NaPoWritMo

I missed a couple days of NaPoWritMo day 19 and my poem-a-day practice due to a packed schedule. I hope to make it up with a glimpse of my afternoon, seen from the upstairs window… spring thunder clouds, opaque and dark sky grumbles cold rain falls… petal confetti litters wet… Continue reading

“kaze hikaru,” Shining Wind, #haiku

Happy April! This is the first day of National Poetry Month, and my poem a day writing practice. shining wind— pink blossoms eddy in moonbeams ©2021 Colleen M. Chesebro My kigo is “shining wind” kaze hikaru in Japanese. I’ve followed a 3-5-3 syllable format. Continue reading

April is National Poetry Month | How Will You Celebrate?

April 2021 marks the 25th annual celebration of poets and poetry! Join me and write a poem a day for thirty days! National Poetry Month, a celebration of poetry which takes place each April, was introduced in 1996 and is organized by the Academy of American Poets as a way to increase… Continue reading