Category Archives: Poetry

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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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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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 – 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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Raging Fire

Raging Fire by Teresa Smeigh January 2017 My heart desires love and you But you could barely light the flame Now and again a spark Would shower us with heat And grow into a raging fire That suddenly blew out … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 513 – Shadorma

by Teresa Smeigh December 2016 Hateful boys! Tearing gaping holes! Town’s gardens Ravished now Destroyed by non-thinking kids. Incorrigible. 3 Words Gaping, adjective: cavernous, yawning, wide, broad; vast, huge, enormous, immense, extensive. Hateful, adjective: detestable, horrible, horrid, unpleasant, awful, nasty, … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 511 – Shadorma

The Jalopy by Teresa Smeigh December 2016 Apathy, Bashful, embarrassed. My clunker, A sore sight, To everyone’s eyes, ears. Banished from my sight!   Three Word Wednesday.: 3WW Week No. 511 Apathy, noun: indifference, lack of interest, lack of enthusiasm, … 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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Three Word Wednesday 510 – Shadorma

The Dream by Teresa Smeigh December 2016 I’m wakeful. Unacceptable dreams scare me! I dreamed I was a vain woman in charge. I rule this country. 3 Words Unacceptable, adjective: intolerable, insufferable, unsatisfactory, inadmissible, inappropriate, unsuitable, undesirable, unreasonable, insupportable; offensive, … Continue reading

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What am I?

By Teresa Smeigh December 2016 The eyes so dark and mystifying. The mouth red and smoothing telling. Two breasts bouncing. Two hips sexily swaying. Two legs everyone is watching. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 506 – Haiku

Idiotic Sue by Teresa Smeigh October 2016 Lacadaisical, Idiotic Sue was known For her harebrained schemes. Words: Harebrained, adjective: ill-judged, rash, foolish, foolhardy, reckless, madcap, wild, silly, stupid, ridiculous, absurd, idiotic, asinine, imprudent, impracticable, unworkable, unrealistic, unconsidered, half-baked, ill-thought-out, ill-advised, ill-conceived, … Continue reading

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