“The Happiness of Flowers,” #Butterfly #Cinquain

Here's a butterfly cinquain for our Tanka Tuesday theme of flowers, and why we love a certain one best. I can't say that I have a favorite flower. I really love them all. If I had to choose, it would be the daylily. It's a hardy plant that can stand the harsh Michigan winters and … Continue reading “The Happiness of Flowers,” #Butterfly #Cinquain

“The Green Feet Club,” #FlashFiction

The Carrot Ranch April 22, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about earthing. Put a character’s hands, feet or body and soul into the earth. Who needs recharging? What happens between the interaction? Go where the prompt leads! Respond by April 27, 2021. Image by AinSofDivination from Pixabay Elsa … Continue reading “The Green Feet Club,” #FlashFiction

“Swift Passage”

The Carrot Ranch April 1, 2021, flash fiction prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a swift passage. You can take inspiration from any source. Who is going where and why? What makes it swift? Go where the prompt leads! Respond by April 6, 2021. This is my poetic, 99-word … Continue reading “Swift Passage”

#Senryu

This week for Tanka Tuesday, we're working on crafting meaningful haiku and senryu. Senryu in English focus on the awkward moments in life making the human, not the world around them, the subject. First in 5-7-5: Parkinson's disease— the shaky termination of old memories ©2021 Colleen M. Chesebro Next in 3-5-3: Parkinsons disease— the shaky … Continue reading #Senryu