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.

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #111-Rhyme&Reason

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #111-Rhyme&Reason Haiku by Teresa Smeigh August 2016 There’s no rhyme to this. No reason either that’s true. Just a new Haiku. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of Articles, Stories … Continue reading

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Kittens – Haiku

The Kittens by Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright October 2015 Kittens are cuddly. Kittens have soft, silky fur. Kittens love to play!

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The Last Call – Haiku – Ronovan Writes #67

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #67 Cheer&Call Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku’s The Last Call The last call approached, Waitresses cheer loudly now, One more boys let’s go!

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Another writing question. Looking for opinions.

Originally posted on Tessa Can Do It! Positivity is Catching!:
I am writing a memoir. For those that aren’t sure what that is, it is a section of your life story, but not the whole story. Now I am starting…

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Flash Fiction Challenge: 6 Word Story (19.09.15)

The Wind By Teresa Dean Smeigh Copyright September 19, 2015 The wind Blew hard, Trees fell! This week’s challenge is to write a short story that is only 6 words long. That’s right, a whole story in only 6 words. … Continue reading

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #114 Magic and Stars

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #114 Magic and Stars Twinkling Stars by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 Magic in the night. The stars are twinkling brightly. Watch the night display. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of … Continue reading

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Forgive me my sins, Oh Lord! – Haiku

Written by Teresa Dean Smeigh 2015 Tessa – Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is … Continue reading

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Autumn Mist – Haiku

Written by Teresa Dean Smeigh 2015 Tessa – Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is … Continue reading

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #109-Hope&Up

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #109-Hope&Up Hope by Teresa Smeigh August 2016 Glance up to heaven. Always hoping for the best. The Lord is with us. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of Articles, Stories … Continue reading

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #74 Cake&Wolf

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #74 Cake&Wolf ______________________________ The Cake by Teresa Smeigh The cake on counter Thought it safe from dog while gone. He wolfed it down quickly.

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #113 Beach and Time

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #113 Beach and Time Sand by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 I don’t like beach sand. Time after time it goes where It doesn’t belong. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of … Continue reading

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Chapter 3 of Government Property is now posted.

Chapter 3 Chapters 1 & 2 Tessa – Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is … Continue reading

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Prompts – Spurned

Spurned Jesus’ Love by Teresa Smeigh February 2016 I spurned his love, For forty years. He stayed with me Through the tears. I came back to Him Wanting forgiveness. He forgave me I’m told, No need to confess. Jesus died on … Continue reading

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #117 Lark&Rush

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #117 Lark&Rush By Teresa Smeigh October 2016 Rush through the forest, Hell bent on a lark, what fun! Watch your step, don’t fall! Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of … Continue reading

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Prompt – Car – Used for the story

Prompt of – car – Used for the story “What an Arm!” by Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh Copyright February 2016 – 149 words, genre: flash fiction ~~~~ Janis had packed enough for the trip to the beach with 3 babies. Janey … Continue reading

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Susie’s Toys – Friday Fictioneers May 31, 2017

  Susie looked at her poor toys. The three of them the firemen saved and threw outside. They were soaking wet from the firemen putting out the fire in her house and they hadn’t had time to dry yet. As … 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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For my new readers and those that might have missed it, here is Chapters 1 and 2 of my book

I am writing a memoir. It won’t be published in the standard way. I am planning on publishing it here on my blog for all to read. The future may change things, but for now, this is the way I … Continue reading

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #99 Flag&Fallen

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #99 Flag&Fallen Flying High and Proud by Teresa Smeigh May 30, 2016 The flag is displayed In honor of our fallen. Proudly we fly it!

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Jan 25, 2017 – Dinner

Image from WikiCommons, taken by Andrea Pavenello and used under the Creative Commons Agreement Dinner by Teresa Smeigh January 2017 The kitchen smelled odd and the guests were starting to fidget. They admired the lovely table setting in the dining … Continue reading

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