Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to write your poetry using the theme of "expedition" chosen by Donna Matthews, using one of these forms: haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, gogyohka, haibun, tanka prose, renga, solo renga, chōka, cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, nonet, shadorma, Badger hexastich, Abhanga, diatelle, the Kerf poetry, and any … Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | #ThemePrompt: Expedition
When Vashti Vega sent in the photo of the crocodile for this week's challenge. I really got excited. There was so much atmosphere to infer from the photo. I had no way of knowing what you all would come up with. I was totally blown away by your creativity and the depth of meaning shared … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt: Frank Tassone
Jude, from Tales Told Different, picked an excellent photo for us this week for our #PhotoPrompt challenge. The haunting image of the young girl gazing wistfully into the distance holds many poetic possibilities. Willow Willers had a great take with her poem HERE. Kim Blades saw something different in her poem HERE. Meanwhile, the IndieShe unleashed … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt Poetry Challenge 174: Vashti Q Vega
Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and the honorable mention poetry that spoke to me. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. Congratulations, and many thanks to all the participants! I gave … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 148, #SynonymsOnly
This is a captivating explanation of the main character in Vashti’s book, The Fall of Lilith. The fact that she incorporated her poetry around the discussion makes it even better. Enjoy! ❤
I’m sure some of you know by now that there’s a hurricane in the Atlantic headed for Florida. Well, Hurricane Dorian is headed northwest right now toward Florida’s northern east coast but there’s a pressure system that is predicted to push the hurricane southwest to make landfall anywhere from central Florida to the Keys and I’m somewhere in the middle.
We stocked up on water, batteries, and all the other stuff – better to be safe than sorry. I’m hoping the pressure system turns out to be weaker than the meteorologists are predicting and won’t have the strength to push Dorian over land but instead, it continues north on the Atlantic Ocean, missing the east coast of Florida.
Changing the subject, I’m excited about Colleen Chesebro’s prompt words this week, Character and Wild because I was reminded of Lilith, the main character in the first book of my Fantasy Angels…
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Hello everyone! This week I'm thrilled to bring you one of my favorite award winning authors, Vashti Quiroz-Vega. I asked her to pick three or four questions from my huge list HERE which she did. But stayed tuned... Vashti and I have a candid discussion behind some of the themes she explores in her books! … Continue reading Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Vashti Quiroz-Vega, @VashtiQV
Since it's Halloween, I have another special treat. I've invited fantasy/horror author, Vashti Quiroz-Vega to share a terrifying tale with you all. It's a spooky read, so be prepared to get the shivers! Vashti said, "It's a story that I wrote years ago (2013), and I've completely revised it for your blog." But first, let … Continue reading #Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic October Spooktacular Author Spotlight Guest Post – Vashti Quiroz-Vega