Category Archives: Poetry

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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Haiku Challenge – Wing

Haiku Challenge – Wing   Uplifting Wings by Teresa Dean Smeigh The breeze filled its wings, As the bird prepared for takeoff Into the unknown.

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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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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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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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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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The Gavel – a poem

The Gavel By Teresa Smeigh August 2016 Slam that gavel hard! We all jump at the banging. Order in the court. 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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Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 31 – PEACE & TEAR

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 31 – PEACE & TEAR By Teresa Smeigh April 2017 Peace settled slowly Over the dark, war-torn lands. Tears glistened in eyes.

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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 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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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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