This week’s challenge is to craft a Tanka poem using SYNONYMS in place of the words ‘dignity’ and ‘success.’ Join in the fun on Colleen’s site by clicking here!This week’s challenge is to craft a Tanka poem using SYNONYMS in place of the words ‘dignity’ and ‘success.’ Join in the fun on Colleen’s site by […]

Join us for Colleen’s weekly poetry challenge! This week, Light and Dark.   ARCHES Touching the stone arch, Fingertips tracing eons; Shadows and sun play. The presence of ancient magic is palpable here; Nature’s slow painting of a myriad sand colors, leading back to a time unremembered by any but the fossilized souls of animals; […]

Reading other writers’ poems, I often find their creativity sparks something in me, as well. Here’s what I unearthed this morning! 😀 Note: OK, so having seen my lovely, foofy, unreadable font on the page (we won’t do that again, will we?), here it is in good old readable font. BURIED, DEEP. Trying on different […]

Join us for Writer’s Quote Wednesday over at Silver Threading! Check out Colleen’s fabulous Fall poem. ♥   This year, especially, I begrudge the start of Autumn. After breaking my hip 4 weeks ago, I felt as if I was forced to merely observe the second half of summer through shaded glass, from a hospital […]

Welcome to the Haiku challenge! Check it out here. Challenge words for the week are ‘sizzle’ and ‘sleek.’ I try my best to keep up with modern-day ‘speak,’ but sometimes it just evades me! 😀 AN OLD FART’S TAKE ON MODERN LANGUAGE by Wendy Anne Darling:   Save