“The Meltdown,” #FlashFiction

The Carrot Ranch July 15, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the word meltdown. You can use it to describe an event or emotional reaction. You can create a new meaning or explore the word origin. You can Go where the prompt leads! Respond by July 20, 2021. … Continue reading “The Meltdown,” #FlashFiction

“Break of Day,” Oracle Poetry

I had a lovely visit with the poetry Oracle today. I'm always grateful for her poetic inspiration. She's been encouraging me to explore free-verse or prose poetry. I still prefer my syllabic verse but it is fun to create from her inspiration in a pure sense of just letting the words flow. Happy Saturday!

#Michigan Woods, #Tanka

soft winds rustle leaves below the green canopy blue jay's whisper song recalls wild fairy dances, lush mushrooms—and dreams of sky © 2021 Colleen M. Chesebro This is your friendly reminder that the Word Weaving Poetry Journal is accepting submissions until July 15, 2021. We publish haiku, senryu, haiga, gogyohka, tanka, tanka prose, haibun, cinquain … Continue reading #Michigan Woods, #Tanka