Thank you for your submissions…

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Many thanks to everyone who submitted their syllabic poetry to Word Weaving. Jules and I are currently reviewing all the submissions. If we’ve accepted your poetry, you will receive an email from us in the next week.

We do not send out rejections. You will only hear from us if we have selected your work for publication. We store submissions for two months unless otherwise stated. Please refrain from publishing your submitted poetry on your blog or other social media outlets until you have heard from us.

Remember… All rights revert to the respective author/artist upon publication. Word Weaving keeps the right to publish this edition either digitally and/or in print. No work featured in the journal may be used, copied, sold, or distributed elsewhere without the copyright holder’s permission.

If you republish your work on social media, we would appreciate a mention that Word Weaving was the first place of publication. But please wait until we publish the journal before you share your poetry published in this edition.

Once again, thank you for making this first edition of Word Weaving a memorable publication.


Colleen M. Chesebro & JulesPaige, Editors

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Author: Colleen M. Chesebro

Colleen M. Chesebro is a Michigan Poet who loves crafting syllabic poetry, flash fiction, and creative fiction and nonfiction. Colleen sponsors a weekly poetry challenge, called Tanka Tuesday, on 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 The debut issue of this journal will publish in October 2021. Colleen’s syllabic poetry has appeared in various other online publications. Recently, she created the Double Ennead, a 99-syllable poetry form for Carrot Ranch. Colleen’s poetry has poetry in various anthologies and journals including "Hedgerow-a journal of small poems," and "Poetry Treasures," a collection of poetry from the poet/author guests of Robbie Cheadle on the “Treasuring Poetry” blog series on "Writing to be Read" in 2020. Colleen published "Word Craft: Prose & Poetry, The Art of Crafting Syllabic Poetry," which illustrates how to write various syllabic poetry forms used in her Tanka Tuesday challenges; and a collection of poetry, flash fiction, and short stories called, "Fairies, Myths & Magic: A Summer Celebration," dedicated to the Summer Solstice. She contributed a short story called “The Changeling,” in the "Ghostly Rites Anthology 2020," published by Plaisted Publishing House. Find Colleen at Word Craft: Prose & Poetry at Find Colleen’s author blog at

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