After the Thunderstorm by Achille-Etna Michallon

Michallon was a prodigiously talented artist who tragically died at the very young age of 25. He was the son of a sculptor and studied under Jacques-Louis David and Pierre-Henri de Valenciennes. In 1817, he won the Prix de Rome for landscape painting. He studied in Italy for two years but died of pneumonia before he could develop what he had learned....

Sonnet 30 by William Shakespeare

Shakespeare was a poet, playwright, and actor. He is regarded as one of the greatest writers in the English language. Referred to as ‘the Bard’ his works include 39 plays, 154 sonnets, narrative poems, and other verses. His plays have been translated into all major languages...

5-4-3-2-1 by Manfred Mann

Manfred Mann were a rock band formed in London, UK in 1962. Named after their keyboard player, who later led the successful 1970’s group Manfred Mann’s Earth Band, the band had two lead vocalists, Paul Jones 1962-66 and Mike d’Abo 1966-69...

Cinquain Notes

The Cinquain is a popular five-line stanza, derived from a very casual French form by Adelaide Crapsey. The five lines have specific syllable count starting with a two-syllable line and each of the following three lines increasing by two syllables and the final line is two syllables. Many poets use iambic meter, but that is … Continue reading Cinquain Notes

Between Lives

Ancient soul echoes from a living world Where once my feet danced with the new born stars A child of the elements and the earth was new...

By Firelight

This lockdown due to Covid-19 could be all negative, but for the purposes of my spiritual free writes I am trying to focus on the wee positives as they make a difference ...

Yellow Islands by Jackson Pollock

Pollock’s reputation as a pre-eminent Abstract Expressionist artist has endured long after his death. In the late 1940s he began to produce the famous drip paintings that represent one of the most original bodies of work of the 20th century with suggestions of the life force of nature and evoking Man’s entrapment in the body, in anxiety, and in the modern world...

Promote Yourself Monday, May 25, 2020

Go Dog Go Cafe’s great opportunity for bloggers to share is here again – it must be Monday. Have a fabulous week everyone

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Welcome to Promote Yourself Monday.  All Go Dog Go Cafe community members are invited to post one link to one specific piece of their writing (600 words or less please!) they have published on their blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed into the comments section below.

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Promote Yourself Monday, May 18, 2020

Another fabulous chance to share with other bloggers

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Welcome to Promote Yourself Monday.  All Go Dog Go Cafe community members are invited to post one link to one specific piece of their writing (600 words or less please!) they have published on their blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed into the comments section below.

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Promote Yourself Monday, May 11, 2020

An invitation to share words and thoughts…

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Welcome to Promote Yourself Monday.  All Go Dog Go Cafe community members are invited to post one link to one specific piece of their writing (600 words or less please!) they have published on their blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed into the comments section below.

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