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 #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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Week of December 22, 2015

Week of December 22, 2015   This week’s photo prompt is provided by Etol Bagam. Thank you Etol for the beautiful prompt Umbrella Crazy by Teresa Smeigh December 2015 The lady with the pink umbrella walked that route twice a … Continue reading

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Canoeing (Non-fiction)

Canoeing By Teresa Smeigh (Based on real-life story) “Suzy and Sharon get out of the street and quit fighting. There are cars coming,” Laurel told her two daughters. “For the last time get over here!” The girls moved and Laurel went … Continue reading

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Newly Birthed – a haiku

Newly Birthed by Teresa Smeigh January 2016 Newly birthed, calm, sleep, Family waiting for smiles. They got tears galore.

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Weekly Writing Prompt – Shadorma

(5) Words: | WATCH | EDGE | PROOF | PAUSE | SOOTH | The Proof – by Teresa Smeigh August 2016 Pause to watch, Looking for the proof. Along edge, Peek over. Try to forget what you see, Calmly sooth your nerves. Teresa … Continue reading

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I had to redo my book due to possible legal problems

Click here to re-read or to read for the first time. Chapters 1 and 2 are done. Tessa – Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly … Continue reading

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #115 Clouds and Sunshine

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge Clouds and Sunshine By Teresa Smeigh September 2016 The sunshine peeks through The clouds on a dreary day. Then the sun breaks through. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of … Continue reading

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Haiku – My Lord

My Lord by Teresa Smeigh December 2016 I trail thee my Lord. I follow wherever you lead. You are my savior. 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 Future

“The Future” by Teresa Smeigh January 2017 Look at the future. Think of the good things to come. Don’t think of the past! 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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Our Write Side – February 14, 2017

I wrote this last week for another prompt and I think it also fits “Wicked Meandering” and so I am combining them with a few changes. Our Write Side’s Master Class Light and Shade Challenge Image from WikiCommons, taken by … Continue reading

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My Weekly Writing Challenge – Esther Newton Blog

My Weekly Writing Challenge The Appearing Unicorn by Teresa Smeigh January 2016 I attempt to blow my horn And there appears a unicorn. That’s not a sheep, I begin to weep. I shouldn’t have been born.

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Flash Fiction

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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I have published chapter two of my book “The Marine Corps Doesn’t Issue Wives”

I have published chapter two of my book “The Marine Corps Doesn’t Issue Wives”. Click here for the chapter itself or here for the page that contains all the chapters if you missed the first one. Tessa – Advocate for … Continue reading

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #118 Reward&Trial

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #118 Reward&Trial By Teresa Smeigh September 2016 My life is a trial, but not without its rewards. My God sees to that. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of Articles, … Continue reading

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I am writing a book, but not publishing it the standard way. I am publishing it in pieces here on my 2 blogs.

I have created a page on my other blog and put it at the top with my other pages. It is called “The Marine Corps Doesn’t Issue Wives – a Memoir” and I will post reminders to makes sure if … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge – Clean and Sharp

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge – Clean and Sharp By Teresa Smeigh May 2017 Needles clean and sharp Pierce the skin swiftly, less pain I hate insulin Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate for Mental and Invisible Illnesses -Author of Articles, Stories … Continue reading

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Pollinating

Pollinating by Teresa E. Smeigh May 2017 A bee buzzed a pretty flower. I walked by and it did not cower. Buzzing gently from flower to flower. Pollinating many during the hour.   Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate for Mental … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Challenge – Week of August 9, 2016

Kid’s Soccer – by Teresa Smeigh August 2016 Danny always warmed the bench. The coach didn’t think he was good enough to play with the others. Danny cried every game that he sat out and wished with all his heart … Continue reading

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Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 13 – swell and foam (Tanka)

Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 13 – swell and foam Gentle Waves by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 The swell of water rolls, Gently over my bare feet. The foam disappears back into the sea slowly, As another gently rolls in. … Continue reading

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