“Cold Moon (fuyu no tsuki)” #haiku

Frank Tassone's Haikai challenge asks us to celebrate by writing the haikai poem of our choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that allude to either Cold Moon (fuyu no tsuki), New Year’s Eve (toshi no yo), or New Year’s Day (ganjitsu). Frank says: Here’s how the challenge works: 1. write the haikai poem … Continue reading “Cold Moon (fuyu no tsuki)” #haiku

“The New Age of Aquarius,” #haiku

Yay! Frank Tassone's Haikai challenge is back! I found inspiration in the kigo: 170 - Winter Solstice II/Christmas. Yuletide blessings flow from dawn's light thorough Stonehenge the sun god returns ©2020 Colleen M. Chesebro Pagans around the world celebrate the return of the light as the Wheel of the Year continues to turn. May the … Continue reading “The New Age of Aquarius,” #haiku

“Mom’s Shoes,” #FlashFiction

The Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction prompt for December 17, 2020: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that features stilettos. Who will wear them and why? Go where the prompt leads! Respond by December 22, 2020. “Lizzie, are you ready for school? You better not be in my closet again, young lady. … Continue reading “Mom’s Shoes,” #FlashFiction

“At Heaven’s Gate,” #FlashFiction

The Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction prompt for December 10, 2020: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about something a character never dreamed would happen. The situation can be fortuitous, funny, or disappointing. Go where the prompt leads! Respond by December 15, 2020. Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay December 14th began like … Continue reading “At Heaven’s Gate,” #FlashFiction