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Colleen M. Chesebro is a Michigan Poet who loves crafting syllabic poetry, flash fiction, and creative fiction and nonfiction. She sponsors a weekly poetry challenge, called #TankaTuesday, on wordcraftpoetry.com where participants learn how to write traditional and current forms of syllabic poetry.

Along with JulesPaige, Colleen is also a co-editor of “Word Weaving, a Word Craft Journal of Syllabic Verse,” at wordweavingpoetryjournal.com. The debut issue of the journal published October 2021, with a kindle and print version of the journal. Colleen’s syllabic poetry has appeared in various other online publications.

Recently, she created the Double Ennead, a 99-syllable poetry form for the Carrot Ranch literary community at carrotranch.com.
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I’ve reached a point in my writing and professional career that it was time to consolidate blogs. This blog, colleenchesebro.com has merged into wordcraftpoetry.com. I will delete this blog by Wednesday, March 23, 2022. If you enjoyed my poetry, book reviews, and interviews, those can all be found on wordcraftpoetry.com. I hope to see you … Continue reading Notice of Blog Consolidation → Read more of this blog post »
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