“Cherry Blossom Dreams,” an Idyll

It's Haibun Monday, at DVerse, and Frank Tassone has suggested our poem alludes to cherry blossoms. Here in Michigan, it's too early for anything to bloom... but I can dream. Image by M W from Pixabay The warmth of a spring day washes over me in a warm caress. Under the cherry tree, I breathe … Continue reading “Cherry Blossom Dreams,” an Idyll

Colleen’s Kindle: February 2022 Reads

I’ve been exploring the Kindle Unlimited offers on Amazon, and I’ve not been disappointed! This has become an affordable way for me to feed my voracious book reading habit. For book reviewers like me, this is an excellent way to read books. It’s also a great way for authors to up their readership and still … Continue reading Colleen’s Kindle: February 2022 Reads

COLLEEN’S #BOOK #REVIEWS “Realms of the Mist,” BY AUTHOR, Jude Itakali, @jude_clutch

Featuring Your Next Weekend Read! About this Book Be it born to darkness and sacrifice,or be it raised amidst love and hope;for those who dwell under light and freedom,and those who are shackled to ways preordained,the cruellest curses stem from our greatest blessings.And yet some are cursed, so that others may be blessed. Kamau is … Continue reading COLLEEN’S #BOOK #REVIEWS “Realms of the Mist,” BY AUTHOR, Jude Itakali, @jude_clutch

“The Russian Spring,” tanka prose

Title: Russian DancersArtist: Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)Date: 1899 via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/459097 "The Russian Spring" The great Rus, a land once dominated by Tsar's, dictators, communists, and now, by a cruel despot who longs for the glory days of the USSR. Putin's mission is clear—he aims to reclaim all the territory that once made up the Russian empire. … Continue reading “The Russian Spring,” tanka prose

“Free Pie,” #99-Word Story

March 14, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about free pie. What kind of pie and freedom? Who is involved with pies? How is it free? Go where the prompt leads! Due by March 19, 2022. “Mom, where are you?” Helena burst into the kitchen, searching for her mother. … Continue reading “Free Pie,” #99-Word Story

Introducing, the Robotic Writer: #99Word Stories

The Carrot Ranch March 7, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a robotic writer. Is it an analogy or a battery-operated i-writer? Is it possible? What will happen if robots write? Go where the prompt leads. Submit by March 12, 2022.  “Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce you … Continue reading Introducing, the Robotic Writer: #99Word Stories