Join us for COLLEEN’S WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 101, “PLAN & FINISH,” #SYNONYMSONLY PLAN AND FINISH – USING SYNONYMS ASPIRATIONS AND COMPLETION. Our aspirations In full bloom, we are perfect In our completion. Flowering in the warm sun Sowing future’s seeds. We reach for heights unconquered, with dreams in our souls that defy […]

Come and join us for this week’s #Tanka Tuesday, Synonyms for this weeks challenge are DENY and CHANGE. Bathing in the light, I fight the depths of darkness And transform my soul.   For there’s no home for hatred Where pure compassion dances.   Afraid to show yourself — I see you there, shivering though […]

Kindle edition- 99cents                      Paperback edition – $5.99 The day is finally here! My anthology of poetry and short stories is now on Amazon in Kindle/eBook and paperback versions. I couldn’t be more thrilled! There’s a lot of my heart and soul poured into this little manuscript. I’ve been writing since I was nine years old […]

COMING SOON! It’s been a long time coming but the time is nearly here for the release of my anthology of poetry and short stories! I’m so excited to present Tales from the Realm of the Green Elf to you all! I’m sorting out the final manuscript tweaks right now but thought I’d wet your […]

This was published once before, but circumstances in my life at the moment – in this Mercury Retrograde and Age of Aquarius moment – urged me to share this one again. It might sound crazy, but I think this is one of the most important poems I’ve ever written. BURIED, DEEP. Note: OK, so having […]

“I’m in the garden!” Mum’s voice bounces off the glass walls of the greenhouse, happy and content, pottering around with her tomatoes. This is where she thrives – out in the sunshine and the rain – her fingers, quite literally – green with her love of all that grows. And now, she is here – […]

Anxiety grips my heart, I am surrounded by the dark — hemmed in by its suffocating embrace. I cannot feel the way before me and a thousand screams fill the void where I stood. In desperation, I lift my eyes and see a glimpse of silver in the storm clouds. When your path is blocked […]

Gripping and suspenseful! HOT OFF AUDIBLE! ‘The Haunting of Gawthorpe House’ audio book, written by Jack Lewis and narrated by yours truly, Wendy Anne Darling, has just posted on Audible! Should be on Amazon and iTunes within a day or two. Check out the five minute audio sample here!   Publisher’s Summary “Everyone always said […]