“The Awakening,” Haibun/Nonet

This week for my poetry challenge Jane Dougherty (the Poet of the Week winner from last month's photo prompt) selected the image below for poetic inspiration. This photo spoke to me of rebirth. I imagined the remnants of our civilization clinging to life after the mother goddess purged the land with fire. Afterward, she cleansed … Continue reading “The Awakening,” Haibun/Nonet

“Moon Madness,” #Haiku

This week for my poetry challenge, the words were "enchant and fly." Finding different synonyms than everyone else proved to be rather interesting. So, for enchant, I used bewitched. For fly, I used a phrase, take flight. Image by Myriam Zilles from Pixabay bewitched by the moonsynchronicity stymiedstartled—birds take flight ©2019 Colleen M. Chesebro What … Continue reading “Moon Madness,” #Haiku

Jack & Sally – #FlashFiction

The September 5, 2019, prompt from Carrot Ranch: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that shows true grit. You can use the phrase or embody the theme. Who or what has true grit? Go where the prompt leads you! Respond by September 10, 2019. Image captured by my daughter, Amy After … Continue reading Jack & Sally – #FlashFiction