Grandma’s Home – Writing Challenge

**This is my entry for the weekly challenges on Instagram for the Artlixierpoetry challenge.  The entry had to be on a place that you knew or visited either real or imaginary. ***************************************************************************** Grandma’s Home by Suzanne Allen There is a place that I know. It is where I used to go. It was beautiful and … Continue reading Grandma’s Home – Writing Challenge

“Rage” – Weekly Challenge

09/10/17 This is my entry for a weekly writing challenge on Instagram.  It was a 20-word story challenge using the word "rage".  I decided to also incorporate a drawing into the entry.  I was inspired by the news coverage I was watching concerning a hurricane that was making landfall in the state of Florida.

Song Title Poem – Weekly Challenge

**Update:  I put together a YouTube playlist of the song titles used.  Here's the list if you wish to listen: Heart Song September 3, 2017 This week's writers challenge was to write a poem using song titles.  This was a definitely a challenge since I don't have a particular style or genre of music.  My music … Continue reading Song Title Poem – Weekly Challenge

Homage to the people of Earth – Weekly writing challenge entry

August 21, 2017 So I am still participating in weekly writing challenges on Instagram.  This week's challenge was to write a poem using the words of another poem at the beginning of each sentence.  I originally picked out a quote from a book but realized before submitting it that it had to be poem instead. … Continue reading Homage to the people of Earth – Weekly writing challenge entry

Letter to the Universe – Weekly Writing Challenge

Still participating in writing challenges on Instagram.  This week's challenge was writing a letter.  It was free verse or poetry. This is my entry. Dear Universe, My life was unimaginable, I felt invisible. I was broken in two. You saw what I went through. Suffering at the hands of another. Lovers, strangers, father, sisters, and … Continue reading Letter to the Universe – Weekly Writing Challenge

Villanelle – Writer’s Challenge

Eclipsed Chaotic Wave The words of love are spoken, it cannot hear. Twisting, curling, spiraling down into nothingness. The darkness consumes the mind, the light is not there. The wave quickens to a hurried pace, subsides then begins to clear. Effort is hastened by the heaviness of the abyss. The words of love are spoken, … Continue reading Villanelle – Writer’s Challenge

Lonely Soul – Free Verse Writing

Recently I discovered an Instagram community of writers called writersuniverse.  This community does weekly challenges and I decided to give it a try.  It's been a good way to practice and develop my writing more. This week's challenge was to put a favorite song on repeat, listen and just see what thoughts came out of … Continue reading Lonely Soul – Free Verse Writing