Love’s Path, senryu series

Photo by Jovana Nesic on sun on snow— a diamond ring on my finger the scent of roses just before dawn in the bridal suite a red rose— his word of farewell brings relief © Colleen M. Chesebro Sanaa from dVerse asks us to write some love poetry... Happy Valentine's Day... or not!

#Haiku & #Senryu Poetry Forms

Now that I've got the 2019 Poet of the Week Compilation sorted, I wanted to talk more about writing and creating Haiku and Senryu in English with the traditional rules and what I call the "current" rules. Read my post here: 5/7/5 vs 3/5/3 & 2/3/2 Haiku & Senryu Styles for more information. My challenge… Continue reading #Haiku & #Senryu Poetry Forms

“The Prophecy,” A Flash Fiction/Senryu

I'm combining my Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge, using synonyms for "love and time, with the Carrot Ranch Literary Community August 16, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a comet. I used the words "continuum" for time, and "benevolence," for love. The comet streaked across the sky dragging a… Continue reading “The Prophecy,” A Flash Fiction/Senryu

The Red Sweater

A man and a woman walk through the park together, holding hands. They pass an old woman sitting on a bench. The old woman is knitting a small, red sweater. The man begins to cry. Write this scene. Today’s twist: write the scene from three different points of view: from the perspective of the man,… Continue reading The Red Sweater

The Truth

Words of Wisdom for this Friday afternoon. Thanks for the visit.  It’s great to see you again! Silver Threading