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 […]

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; […]

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

Click here to join us on Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge! This week, the challenge is ‘Vintage.’ It probably won’t surprise anybody that several of the items that are precious to me are books! Aside from having succeeded in purchasing replacement copies of all the childhood books I loved and lost when my family moved to […]