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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 Horizons prompt “trail” number 148

Haiku Horizons prompt “trail” number 148 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 … Continue reading

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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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Haiku Horizons prompt “safe” number 146

Haiku Horizons prompt “safe” number 146 by Teresa Smeigh December 2016 Lurking about the safe, Combination in their hands, The alarms sound off. 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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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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Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 19 – Earth & Nature

Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 19 – Earth & Nature Nature by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 Earth dries around me. Slowly drying up oceans. Water drying up. Mother Nature’ lost control, A planet dying. Rules: Simple Guidelines. Take the two words … 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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Haiku Horizons prompt “Row” number 143

Haiku Horizons prompt “Row” number 143  by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 Rows and rows of chairs Set out to hold the people Watching the concert. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of Articles, Stories And Poems … Continue reading

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Haiku Horizons prompt “Trick” number 141

Haiku Horizons prompt “Trick” number 141 Trick or Treat by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 Trick or treat loved ones. Choose a costume that you like, Fill your bag with treats.. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 503 – Haiku

The Circus by Teresa Smeigh October 2016 The vapid showgirl shared a tent unwillingly with the bouncy clown! 3 Words Vapid, adjective: insipid, uninspired, colorless, uninteresting, feeble, flat, dull, boring, tedious, tired, unexciting, uninspiring, unimaginative, uninvolving, lifeless, tame, vacuous, bland, … Continue reading

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Silver’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #5 SHAPES & HEART

Silver’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #5 SHAPES & HEART “Pleasing to My Eyes” by Teresa Smeigh October 2016 Shapes everywhere, Pleasing to the heart and eyes. Your mind absorbs them. Pleasing shapes available. For all to enjoy always.

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Haiku Horizons prompt “shift” number 140

Haiku Horizons prompt “shift” number 140 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 … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 502 – Haiku

Unhinged by Teresa Smeigh October 2016 Symbolic message. Robert had a tendency, To have thoughts unhinged. Words: Symbolic, adjective: emblematic, representative, typical, characteristic, symptomatic, figurative, representative, illustrative, emblematic, metaphorical, allegorical, parabolic, allusive, suggestive; meaningful, significant. Tendency, noun: propensity, proclivity, proneness, … Continue reading

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#Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 15 – Crystal & Clear

Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 15 – crystal and clear The Pond by Teresa Smeigh October 2016 The water is clear, Cool to the touch, crystal clear. I could watch for hours. All that goes on underneath, Lots of … Continue reading

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Silver’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #4 Passion & Cheer

Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #4 Passion & Cheer Depression by Teresa Smeigh October 2016 I’ve lost my passion. Where is my life full of cheer? Why must I be sad? Depression lowers spirit. Go away depression. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For … Continue reading

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Haiku Horizons prompt “Shape” number 139

Haiku Horizons prompt “Shape” number 139 by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 My shape is too wide. Nothing I do seems to help, But cutting sugar. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of Articles, Stories And Poems … Continue reading

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Limerick Challenge Week 42: Homonyms

Limerick Challenge Week 42: Homonyms Rules: The prompt for this week is ‘Homonyms’.   ***** My good shoes I have but two. I also have sneakers too. I am usually barefoot! I might walk through soot. It depends on where … Continue reading

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Silver’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #3 Hope & Wait

Silver’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #3 Hope & Wait My Sweet Lover by Teresa Smeigh October 2016 I wait for my love. Our hope brings us together. Love is in the air. Come to me, my sweet lover. I have missed … Continue reading

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Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 14 – Pathway & Experience

Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 14 – Pathway & Experience Experience by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 The pathway to life, Experience helps us learn. You must not give up. Use your life experience, To keep you on the pathway. Rules: Simple … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 501 – Shadorma

Rhythm by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 Radiance! Lights up the night time! Rhythm plays, Voices rasp. Join in everyone now. Voices in rhythm! Three words: Radiance, noun: light, brightness, brilliance, luminosity, beams, rays, illumination, blaze, glow, gleam, luster, glare; luminescence, incandescence, joy, … Continue reading

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