Join us for Colleen’s weekly challenge. This week the prompt words are COLD AND SAFE. I have used CHILLED AND GUARDED for the synonyms in this- my first ever-  Etheree. FREEDOM Step into another way of living chilled flesh is a sign not of death but of change where spirits once were guarded within these […]

HAPPY ELEVENTY-FIRST CHALLENGE! Join us for Colleen’s eleventy-first challenge, where this week, the challenge is to craft a poem using synonyms for the challenge words ‘celebrate’ and ‘number.’ 111 ~ A Haibun   Auspicious symbols Honoring life’s memories – Colleen’s Poetry Challenge – One hundred and eleven Tantalizing tastes of verse.   As I sit […]

DOCTOR 11:11   My life seems to be full of elevens. This morning, I was having a wonderful dream and simply refused to wake up from it. Matt Smith- one of my favourite people- was showing me how to colour the Universe, and I was having so much fun that I knew normal life couldn’t […]

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 – […]