(5) Words: RARE | SENSE | MOMENT | TASTE | REFLECT

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Rare Moments
by Teresa Dean Smeigh
copyright November 2015

Rare moment of our lives,
Reflect on the sense of taste,
and a glass of wine.

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(5) Words: RARE | SENSE | MOMENT | TASTE | REFLECT

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Poetry Suggestions
Haiku (5 – 7 – 5)
Tanka (5 – 7 – 5 – 7 – 7)
Shadorma (3 – 5 – 3 – 3 – 7 – 5)
six lines – no rhymes – multiple stanzas [your choice] – just follow meter
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Fictional Suggestions
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Flash Fiction (500 – 300 words)
Any Genre: Sci-Fi – Fantasy – Horror – Literary
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SUGGESTIONS FOR FLASH FICTION
***You have room for one main character.
***You have room for one scene.
***Get to main conflict of scene in first sentence.
***You have room for a single plot.
***You have room for a single, simple theme.
***SHOW anything related to the main conflict.
***“TELL the backstory; don’t “show” it.
***Save the twist until the end.
***Eliminate all but essential words.

These are not set in gold.
Use your best judgement.

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About Tessa

Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh is now in her 60's and still going strong despite her disabilities affecting both physical and mental abilities. She has bipolar disorder (mental), Fibromyalgia (nerves), degenerative disc disease (spine), and arthritis (joints). Despite that she is active in Mental Health Advocating, writing for www.IBPF.org (volunteer for non-profit) and has 5 blog posts already published by them. She is also working on 2 fiction books (mysteries). She keeps her blog filled with useful content, daily devotionals (She is a Christian), stories and poems. Plenty to keep you busy. She has also been interviewed by blogs and had other posts published on many different blogs. She has 3 blogs so far http://www.tessacandoit.com and http://www.finallyawriter.com and http://www.sunnythoughtsandprayers.wordpress.com She is from Deptford, NJ. Her family and blogs keep her busy.
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