Author Archives: Tessa

About Tessa

Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh at 60 plus is 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). Her new journey's include Diabetes controlled by insulin. She is also working on 2 fiction books (mysteries). The books will probably never be finished. She keeps her blog filled with useful content, occasional 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 is from Southern, NJ. Her family and blog keep her busy.

The Jigsaw Puzzle – a poem

The Jigsaw Puzzle By Teresa Smeigh 2016 Jigsaw puzzles are Intricate at the best times, Difficult at worst. Advertisements

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The Frog – a poem

The Frog By Teresa Smeigh September 2016 I held a frog once! Grossed me out and I threw it Deep into the trees. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of Articles, Stories And Poems http://www.tessacandoit.comContinue reading

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The Sign – a poem

The Sign By Teresa Smeigh August 2016 The sign on the wall Spoke volumes with its silence. The Lord Jesus loves you.

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The Goal – haiku

The Goal By Teresa Smeigh February 2016 The lion runs fast, Its goal , dinner just ahead. The goal runs faster.

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The Bend – a poem

The Bend By Teresa Smeigh September 2016 Bend in the river, A good hiding place for me. Quick pull the boat in! Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of Articles, Stories And Poems http://www.tessacandoit.com http://www.finallyawriter.com

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Birth – a poem

Birth by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 Birth of a new day The sun rises from the east. Then sets in the west. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of Articles, Stories And Poems http://www.tessacandoit.com http://www.finallyawriter.com

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Mend My Spirit

Mend My Spirit By Teresa Smeigh September 2016 Mend my spirit Lord! Help me follow in your steps. Forgive me my sins. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of Articles, Stories And Poems http://www.tessacandoit.com http://www.finallyawriter.com

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My Mask – a poem

My Mask By Teresa Smeigh September 2016 I put on my mask Every day when I rise. I hide my true self. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of Articles, Stories And Poems http://www.tessacandoit.com http://www.finallyawriter.com

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Night Owl – poem

Night Owl by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 I hate first shift jobs. I’ve always been a night owl. I am up all night. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of Articles, Stories And Poems http://www.tessacandoit.com http://www.finallyawriter.com

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Haiku – The Safe

The Safe by Teresa Smeigh December 2016 Lurking about the safe, Combination in their hands, The alarms go off. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of Articles, Stories And Poems http://www.tessacandoit.com http://www.finallyawriter.com

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Winter, Such a Lonely Sight

Winter, Such a Lonely Sight By Teresa Smeigh January 2017 Nature stark and lonely Without it’s summer covering Sometimes that covering Shows white or shiny So pretty covered in white Slippery when it’s shiny Waiting for summer heat And green … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt – the word “score”

We talked about having three children. My husband was hoping for a boy. Back then they didn’t have ultrasounds that could tell you what sex the baby was. Probably a good thing since the first pregnancy resulted in the doctor … Continue reading

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Rewrote “Dizzy”

Here is the new version of this poem. Whirlwind Thoughts! By Teresa Smeigh April 2019   My mind is in a whirlwind, Often leaving me chagrined.   Bipolar is one part of my problem. My thoughts, I can’t suppress them. … Continue reading

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I am revamping this blog now. April 2019 start.

There is a lot here that was written for prompts and is just not up to my usual standard. I am rewriting some, deleting some and leaving some as they are. Check back often to see where it’s going since … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge – Storm – May 31, 2017

Tara’s Thin Spiral Notebook – prompt weekly The prompt is: storm The sky was darkening quickly. Annie scrambled to gather her things and get inside before the storm started. As she leaned against a tree, a knife slashed into the … Continue reading

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #140-twist and shout

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #140-twist and shout Haiku by Teresa Smeigh March 2017 Twist to the left side. Followed by the right side too! Shout with happiness! Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of … Continue reading

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FFfAW Challenge-Week of March 14, 2017

This week’s photo prompt is provided by Tim Livingston with the blog, The ForesterArtist. Thank you Tim for our photo prompt this week! ************** Abandoned by Teresa Smeigh March 2017 The boys were all avidly listening to the speaker. They … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 521 – Shadorma

by Teresa Smeigh March 2017 Just a nod! He’s mischievous. Call him here. Discipline. Needs obedience training! Won’t stop barking now!   Three Word Wednesday.: 3WW Week No. 521 Mischievous, adjective: naughty, badly behaved, misbehaving, disobedient, troublesome, full of mischief; … Continue reading

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Meet and Greet with Dream Big

It’s the Meet and Greet weekend everyone!! Strap on your party shoes and join the fun! Ok so here are the rules: Leave a link to your page or post in the comments of this post. Reblog this post. It … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 516 – Shadorma

by Teresa Smeigh December 2016 He was parched! The rotund man dragged His sore feet House to house. How scandalous people thought! He’d only asked for water.   Three Word Wednesday.: 3WW Week No. 515 Parched, adjective: (bone) dry, dried … Continue reading

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