RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #111-Rhyme&Reason

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Haiku by Teresa Smeigh August 2016

There’s no rhyme to this.

No reason either that’s true.

Just a new Haiku.

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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Kittens – Haiku

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The Kittens
by Teresa Dean Smeigh
copyright October 2015

Kittens are cuddly.
Kittens have soft, silky fur.
Kittens love to play!

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The Last Call – Haiku – Ronovan Writes #67

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #67 Cheer&Call

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku’s

The Last Call

The last call approached,

Waitresses cheer loudly now,

One more boys let’s go!

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Another writing question. Looking for opinions.

What’s your opinion?

Tessa Can Do It! Positivity is Catching!

I am writing a memoir. For those that aren’t sure what that is, it is a section of your life story, but not the whole story. Now I am starting from when I was a military wife and then planned on continuing to the divorce. So that would be my whole marriage. But the title is “Government Property – A Memoir of a Military Wife.” So now I am wondering if I should cut it down to just include the military years.  What do you think?

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 wor

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Flash Fiction Challenge: 6 Word Story (19.09.15)

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The Wind
By Teresa Dean Smeigh
Copyright September 19, 2015

The wind
Blew hard,
Trees fell!

This week’s challenge is to write a short story that is only 6 words long. That’s right, a whole story in only 6 words. The genre is completely up to you, I just need the 6 words.

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 mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #114 Magic and Stars

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #114 Magic and Stars

Twinkling Stars by Teresa Smeigh September 2016

Magic in the night.

The stars are twinkling brightly.

Watch the night display.

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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Forgive me my sins, Oh Lord! – Haiku

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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 mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

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Autumn Mist – Haiku

fog-996633_1920 (2)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 mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #109-Hope&Up

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Hope by Teresa Smeigh August 2016

Glance up to heaven.

Always hoping for the best.

The Lord is with us.

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

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

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Ignore the candles, they weren’t lit.

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The Cake by Teresa Smeigh

The cake on counter

Thought it safe from dog while gone.

He wolfed it down quickly.

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #113 Beach and Time

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #113 Beach and Time

Sand by Teresa Smeigh September 2016

I don’t like beach sand.

Time after time it goes where

It doesn’t belong.

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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Chapter 3 of Government Property is now posted.

Chapter 3

Chapters 1 & 2

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 mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

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Prompts – Spurned

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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 the cross

For my sins.

Now it’s my turn

To play the violins.

I follow his guidance

Day by day.

It doesn’t matter what I want,

Things are done his way.

I’m proud to say that he is mine

To love, to follow,

Till the end of time!

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #117 Lark&Rush

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #117 Lark&Rush

By Teresa Smeigh October 2016

Rush through the forest,

Hell bent on a lark, what fun!

Watch your step, don’t fall!

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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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

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Janis had packed enough for the trip to the beach with 3 babies.

Janey managed to reach the diaper bag and pulled out a bottle and through it out window. She missed. She handed one to her other sister This time they both made body contact.

Horns started blaring, Janis heard a police car.

She pulled over and stopped. A policeman had bottles in his hands.

“Witnesses say the bottles came out of this car.”

“Oh no, my little babies couldn’t have done that.”

Just then Janey pulls out another one and hits the cop in the belly.

Janis is horrified. The babies are giggling.

“Well what an arm they have, but throwing them at people is illegal. I’ll tell you what? Mama takes all the bottles up there and rolls up the windows from now on. Got it Mama?”

“Yes sir, I got it!”

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 mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

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Susie’s Toys – Friday Fictioneers May 31, 2017

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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 Susie gently dried her toys as best she could. Drops started and then there was a downpour soaking them again.

Susie said, “God is crying over our loss!”

A fireman said, “And he is helping us put out the rest of the fire. You’re blessed today, young lady.”

 

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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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 tree, by her head. She started to run and headed towards the trees hoping to lose whoever he or she was.

As she stopped to rest another knife landed in the tree next to her. They were still there.

She headed back to the house and wished she had her cellphone on her.

She was grabbed by the ponytail and a knife was brought to her neck. Then all went black…

 

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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For my new readers and those that might have missed it, here is Chapters 1 and 2 of my book

I am writing a memoir. It won’t be published in the standard way. I am planning on publishing it here on my blog for all to read. The future may change things, but for now, this is the way I am going.

So far I have written and rewritten due to trademarks and copyrights of the Marine Corp. I had to change everything to generic or I had to find out how to get a license or even if they would give me one. They trademarked all terms, sayings and even base names and even the simple word Marine. Rather than a legal hassle, I rewrote it to be generic. It also meant changing some of the story and the title.

Click here to go to the table of contents for “Government Property – a Memoir of a Military Wife and Then Some.”

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 mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #99 Flag&Fallen

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #99 Flag&Fallen

Ronovan's Badgememorial flagFlying High and Proud

by Teresa Smeigh May 30, 2016

The flag is displayed

In honor of our fallen.

Proudly we fly it!

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Jan 25, 2017 – Dinner

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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 room. It was laid out with beautiful china and a lovely bowl of salad for the first course.

Rhonda was still preparing the rest of the meal in the kitchen and didn’t have time to mingle. People wondered where Ken, her husband, was. Surely, he was attending.

In the meantime, the smell was growing fouler and people were moving further away from the kitchen. Finally, Rhonda called them all to dinner. The guests moved slowly to the table and took their assigned seats.

Rhonda said grace, but no mention of Ken. Finally, one of the guests couldn’t stand it and asked where Ken was as there was no place setting for him and then what was that smell. They all started talking at once. Rhonda yelled for quiet.

Since no one was eating, Rhonda said she would bring out the main course. Everyone was quiet and wondering what Rhonda had cooked up for them. Finally, they were all sitting with their hands clasped in front of them and looking expectantly at Rhonda.

She got up and went into the kitchen, she told those that offered their help that she didn’t need it.

There were a few bangs along the way and then they heard Rhonda coming back to the dining room.

There were screams and some of the ladies fainted. Finally, everyone just looked in horror. The platter held the cooked head of Ken, her husband.

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 mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

 

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