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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #74 Cake&Wolf

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #74 Cake&Wolf ______________________________ The Cake by Teresa Smeigh The cake on counter Thought it safe from dog while gone. He wolfed it down quickly. Advertisements

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Prompts – Spurned

Spurned Jesus’ Love by Teresa Smeigh February 2016 I spurned his love, For forty years. He stayed with me Through the tears. I came back to Him Wanting forgiveness. He forgave me I’m told, No need to confess. Jesus died on … Continue reading

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Prompt – Car – Used for the story

Prompt of – car – Used for the story “What an Arm!” by Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh Copyright February 2016 – 149 words, genre: flash fiction ~~~~ Janis had packed enough for the trip to the beach with 3 babies. Janey … Continue reading

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Susie’s Toys – Friday Fictioneers May 31, 2017

  Susie looked at her poor toys. The three of them the firemen saved and threw outside. They were soaking wet from the firemen putting out the fire in her house and they hadn’t had time to dry yet. As … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge – Storm – May 31, 2017

Tara’s Thin Spiral Notebook – prompt weekly The prompt is: storm The sky was darkening quickly. Annie scrambled to gather her things and get inside before the storm started. As she leaned against a tree, a knife slashed into the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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 Judge – a poem

The Judge by Teresa Smeigh October 2016 Judge’s Story Broke news that Sunday. Bridge in lake. Can’t cross it! The Judge was sitting drinking, Proud as he could be. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author … Continue reading

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My Weekly Writing Challenge – Esther Newton Blog

My Weekly Writing Challenge Bubbles by Teresa Smeigh January 2016 The princess blew a bubble. It broke on the guard’s stubble. She cursed and cried. She was teary-eyed. Then next she blew a double.

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Writing Prompt – the word “score”

We talked about having three children. My husband was hoping for a boy. Back then they didn’t have ultrasounds that could tell you what sex the baby was. Probably a good thing since the first pregnancy resulted in the doctor … 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 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 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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100 Word Challenge: Grouch

100 Word Challenge: Grouch ~~~~~~~~~~ Grouch by Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh Copyright October 2016 – 100 words I am a grouch. I hate the term, but it fits my mentality due to my mental health disorders. I have bipolar disorder for … 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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