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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 Advertisements

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Limerick Challenge Week 40: Fears

Limerick Challenge Week 40: Fears Rules: The prompt for this week is ‘Fears’. Identify one thing that you fear, a phobia you hold and write a limerick based on that fear or about the ways that phobia secretly thrills you. ***** … Continue reading

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Silver’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #1 Harvest & Moon

Silver’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #1 Harvest & Moon Harvest Moon by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 The harvest moon shines. We sit around the camp fire. Reflective thinking Brings back summer memories. Looking forward to next spring.

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Three Word Wednesday 499 – Haiku

Melodramatic by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 Kindly, lighthearted Encouraged, why must you be Melodramatic? Three words: Kindly, adjective: benevolent, kind, kindhearted, warm-hearted, generous, gentle, warm, good-natured, compassionate, caring, loving, benign, well meaning; helpful, thoughtful, considerate, good-hearted, nice, friendly, neighborly; adverb: benevolently, good-naturedly, … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 498 – Shadorma

Irritability by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 Jarring sounds! Mood irritable! Infected, Others too. We are all irritable. Trying to change mood! Three words: Infected, verb: pass infection to, spread disease to, contaminate, contaminate, pollute, taint, foul, dirty, blight, damage, ruin; poison, affect, … Continue reading

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Limerick Challenge Week 38: Photo Prompt

Limerick Challenge Week 38: Photo Prompt Photo by Dominik Martin Unsplash.com Rules: The prompt for this week is a Photo. Look at the photo below and let your creativity and imagination run wild. Write your limerick based on the photo, … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge: Your name here

  100 Word Challenge: Your name here Teresa Elizabeth Dean I was born Teresa Elizabeth. Like Tara I have spent my life trying to get people to spell Teresa the way mine is spelled. I have no “H” in it. … Continue reading

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