“The Collective,” A Tanka

It’s that time of the week and if the itch to write has turned into a slow burn… Get writing! Join my weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge and get your brain waves thinking in new ways. Write some poetry! This week, I’ve used the word, “ethos,” as my synonym for… Continue reading

“Finding the Heart Stone,” A Haibun

Welcome to my contribution to my Weekly Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of “stone and turn.” The words were perfect for me this week. Journey with me into the magic of the horizontal realm from The Heart Stone Chronicles – The… Continue reading

The Rebirth – A #Haibun

Welcome to my contribution to my Weekly #Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of fairy & magic, in honor of International Fairy Day, June 24th. Remember, the best poetry has layers of meaning. Image credit: Quotes About Poetry – Mark Nepo: Pinterest “The… Continue reading

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 38 – FAIRY & MAGIC

Happy POETRY Tuesday everyone! Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you’re in the right place! Pull up a chair, and let’s write some poetry. First: My friend, Yecheilyah Ysrayl is hosting a poetry contest on my blog, and I’m one of the judges! Click HERE to read… Continue reading

Longing for Spring – A #Haiku

Snow crystals glisten – beneath the vault of heaven spring still has not sprung. © 2017 Colleen M. Chesebro Enter the world of the swamp fairy and learn about the Calcite fairy stone. Available on: Amazon Kindle Amazon Paperback Goodreads Universal book link Continue reading

The Amber-Haired Girl – A Tanka

Happy Friday! Here I am again for my Tanka challenge, I kept the prompt words of “peace and spirit.” Both words have many connotations and can change the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many ways. By the way, please link your Tanka to my post found here. The amber-haired girl –… Continue reading

The Prophecy – A Tanka

Once again for my Tanka challenge, I kept the prompt words of eyes and shelter. Both words have many connotations and can change the meaning of your Tanka poetry in numerous ways. By the way, please link your Tanka to the prompt post found here. Hooded eyes conceal – a mute… Continue reading

Ancient Secrets – A Tanka

I kept the prompt words this week of “stars and fate.” Instead, I concentrated on showing instead of telling by choosing my words carefully. Twinkling stars above – murmuring fairy secrets, the chasm of my fate. Patois cloaked with dark meaning empathic words of feeling. ~*~ ©Colleen M. Chesebro To… Continue reading

My Magical Dreams Are Coming True!

Remember me? I can’t believe the time has finally come. I’ve done it! Today, I’ve sent The Heart Stone Chronicles – The Swamp Fairy to my beta readers. I can barely breathe! I fluctuate between panic and elation… all at the same time. Then, after missing RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry… Continue reading