Vincent Ehindero Blogger Award

Once again I am in debt to my dear friend Horty Rexach, you can find her at ‘It Is What It Is’ - We are living in very strange times, very scary times. Here in the UK we are in lockdown, and for me that means shielded lockdown because of my crappy immunity system. … Continue reading Vincent Ehindero Blogger Award

Saturday Stimulus

All in all it has been a good week with Spring most definitely sprung. Not quite warm enough to sit and write in the garden yet, but given I am in shielded lockdown it does mean I can spend time out there. Anyway, a week has gone by and I doing my inspiration hunt through … Continue reading Saturday Stimulus

Busta Sonetto 1 Notes

Meter: No meter requirementStructure: 2 quintains and a quatrainRhyme Scheme: abcba defed ghhg Example: Danish Prince by Jez Farmer A soliloquy questions life or deathOne man’s desperate plea seeking choiceAs he utters ‘to be or not to be’The strain echoing in his troubled voiceAnd again, as he draws into his breathHis crying eyes blinded by … Continue reading Busta Sonetto 1 Notes

Promote a Poet/Writer Thursday, March 26, 2020 — Go Dog Go Café

Welcome to Promote a Poet/Writer Thursday! This is the day of the week where all members of the Go Dog Go Café Community are invited to introduce a Poet or Writer they enjoy reading. Participating is really fast and simple- in the comments below, post the link for the Home Page of the Poet/Writer you […]Promote … Continue reading Promote a Poet/Writer Thursday, March 26, 2020 — Go Dog Go Café

Do Fish Fart?

Yeahp, Wednesday is going to be wacky question day. Google will tell you most fish don’t pass wind but expel air they use to maintain their buoyancy . Okay so I admit I am not taking this post very seriously and when it comes to random weird questions does one have to take it seriously, … Continue reading Do Fish Fart?

Reblog Tuesday The Universe and My Backyard Outside alone, stoically I stand Old toes gripping into cold sand Here my lawn cover is sparse But I see the universe in a blade of grass Under my feet I feel our planet’s ground Above I see a grey sky swirling around As the sun hides […]The Universe and … Continue reading Reblog Tuesday

Cat-Daddy Life

Hi Everyone It's no big secret, I am a proud cat-daddy and often share my desk with one of the six felines in residence, predominantly the Majestic Queen Cupcake. She is my babee cat and knows it. Unfortunately she takes after her daddy and hides when I try to take pictures. Instead some of her … Continue reading Cat-Daddy Life

Alone by Edgar Allan Poe

Poe was a writer, editor, and critic, best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre through poetry and short stories. He was a central figure of Romanticism in the USA and one of the earliest practitioners of the short story. He was the first well-known American writer to earn a living from writing alone, leading to a financially difficult life and career....

Promote Yourself Monday, March 16, 2020 and Round UP from March 9, 2020!

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Promote yourself Mon

Welcome toPromote Yourself Monday! Another great week last week, now that we got the bugs worked out from the week before. Overall we had 270 views, 45 likes and 263 comments. As I have said before, numbers cannot measure the community we build worldwide with this wonderful feature, they sure tell us how important it has become. I will share links below, but and once again invite you to postalink to writing (600 words or less please!) published on your blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed into the comments section below. With the coronavirus affecting all of us, let us fight back with our antivirus of creative energy!

If you post a link, be sure to read some of the other great writing people have linked to.

Last week’s round UP with 38 shares! (I apologize for any formatting snafus… I am using the new editor and a…

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Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold was a poet and cultural critic who also worked as an inspector of schools. He was the son of Rugby School’s famed headmaster, Thomas Arnold he has been characterized as sage writer who chastises and instructs the reader on social issues of the day....

Bee Love Award

Looking out the window it is a cold, grey day so my thanks to m’lady Horty for brightening up the day by nominating me for this award. I am always tempted to write a ‘I would like to thank…’ thing at this point and this time I am going to. I would like to thank … Continue reading Bee Love Award