Tag Archives: Non-Fiction

The Heart of the Family – Haiku

Written by Teresa Dean Smeigh 2015  02/08/34  – 10/05/13 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), … Continue reading

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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.

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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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Canoeing (Non-fiction)

Canoeing By Teresa Smeigh (Based on real-life story) “Suzy and Sharon get out of the street and quit fighting. There are cars coming,” Laurel told her two daughters. “For the last time get over here!” The girls moved and Laurel went … Continue reading

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The Baby is due today…Oh no it isn’t…Is…Isn’t (Non-fiction)

My first 2 children were born in a North Carolina military base. At that time the OB was downstairs in the offices and at night they rolled the charts upstairs for any overnight births. With my 2nd baby she was … 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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The Rage Within

The Rage Within Deep in her dark, torturous mind she would dwell.   No one really knew her own personal hell.   To the world she presented a woman who was care-free.   No one really knew her, not even … Continue reading

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Fire, My Worst Nightmare (Non-fiction)

I am terrified of fire, so bad, that as a child I was forbidden to watch the news or any shows, or movies, that might contain fire (obviously “Towering Inferno” was a no-no). It was and still is, a terrible … Continue reading

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You can’t go back! (Partly non-fiction)

You can’t go back! The twins sleep restlessly in the backseat of the car while traffic, still heavy at this hour of the morning, streams around them. This was their vacation and they’d decided to take the kids back to … Continue reading

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Cat Fiasco – Mostly Non-Fiction

Cat Fiasco “Sheba, get off the table,” Jennifer said. The feline just looked at her with disdain in her eyes and didn’t move. Jennifer moved towards her and Sheba jumped down, still eyeing her with disdain. As soon as Jennifer … Continue reading

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The Holidays!

The Holidays! I hate the crowded stores, not knowing what to buy. I hate the hustle and bustle, people pushing as they go by. Christmas Eve is our special night, Family gathered all close nearby. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tessa

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Revenge of the Bumble Bee – Non-Fiction

Revenge of the Bumble Bee I had my hands full of dishes from the counter when a bumble bee flew up under my uniform dress. I immediately dropped the dishes on the counter and began swatting at my dress trying … Continue reading

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Superhero vs. Exterminator

Superhero vs. Exterminator At my grandson’s preschool graduation they asked the children what they wanted to be when they grew up. All of them wanted to be ballerinas, superheroes, rock stars, etc. My grandson – an exterminator. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tessa

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Love Thy Family

“We’ll go in a few minutes. Relax, Dorrie.” John asks for the check and they head back to work. Entering the door they find the guard tied up and gagged. John rips the tape off . ”Gunmen, 4 of them, … Continue reading

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My room!

Clean your room! “Yes, Ma,” I bellow back! I pick up the noticeable stuff in the pathway and then pick up my open book. She’ll be happy. My room is never spectacularly clean. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tessa  

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New Beginnings – Trifextra 50

New Beginnings New beginnings are hard to follow through on. I think about them every day. I often vow that this will be the last one. I try to keep those negative doubts at bay. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  Tessa

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The Divorced Monster – Friday Fiction with Ronovan

FRIDAY FICTION with RONOVAN WRITES Prompt Challenge #28-A Dream. The Divorced Monster By Teresa Smeigh June 2016  ~~~~~~~~ 1999 was the year of my divorce. I rejoiced since I didn’t want to be married, but I was scared too. I … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday # 467 – Shadorma

Three Word Wednesday # 467 Jesus Engulf Me By Teresa Smeigh February 2016 Engulf Me With your love Jesus. Grimace not, Smile you fools. Jesus loves everyone And has plans for you.

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The Greedy One – Studio 30

THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 15 The Greedy One By Teresa Smeigh February 2016   Once I was greedy Wanting everything. Now I follow my Lord And I learned to sing. I ask for what I want I know that he’ll decide. … Continue reading

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The Backbone of Life – Three Word Wednesday – # 466

The Backbone of Life By Teresa Smeigh February 2016 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Lord’s my backbone, making me strong. Don’t cheapen my beliefs, or make me feel wrong. Don’t dangle good deeds in front of my face. I have my good deeds … Continue reading

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