Poetry reading at Mana Contemporary Art Centre as part of the Jersey City Poetry Festival 2019- “Intermedium”

I got the opportunity to attend poetry reading at the Art opening night of the Mana Contemporary Art Centre as part of the ongoing Jersey City poetry Festival ( Apr 25- Apr 30). The event was moderated by the poet laureate of Jersey City, Rashad Wright. The event was sponsored by Jersey City Arts Council … Continue reading Poetry reading at Mana Contemporary Art Centre as part of the Jersey City Poetry Festival 2019- “Intermedium”

Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge: Tuesday, March 30, 2019

Anybody up for a challenge?
Today’s Prompt: Use Drift To Sleep in a poem or prose

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Devereaux Frazier and Beth Amanda are currently hosting the Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge which was started by our star writer Christine Ray. We hope to offer all of you something that will spark your creativity and willingness to participate.

The prompts are designed to be quick challengesthat can be written in 10 to 15minutes, inspire you creatively, are fun, and get everyone interacting. Please post your response to the prompt in the comments below and show your fellow posters some love and support. All members of the Go Dog Go community, including Baristas, are welcome to participate. Feel free to share this post on yourown blogs and/or Facebook.

Today’s Prompt: Use Drift To Sleep in a poem or prose

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Promote Yourself Monday April 29, 2019

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Welcome to Promote Yourself Monday.  All Go Dog Go Cafe readers, guest writers, and baristas are invited to post one link to one specific post (600 words or less please!) from your blog into the comments section below.

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

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Perception-a matter of discussion

Megha's World

Lately, the discussion of Laurel vs Yanny on the internet had so much of
discussion and uproar about it that It has inspired me to write this poem.
Let me know your thoughts.

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Difference of opinion

a matter for discussion

should open our closed thoughts

open new spaces to possibility

and should widen our perception

they should not be served as 

gateways for our narrow

preconceived emotions

rather a vehicle

to carry those thoughts

to inception

those little tiny thoughts

translucent or may be opaque,

wandering in deep crevices of our

beautiful and resplendent minds

should be the food for thoughts

not our tricks for perception

Welcome the thoughts and varied opinions

be open to facts and to fictions

what relevant or what is not

should not hamper 

your vision

I respect your views

and you are welcome too

Is this not the point of 

living in an amicable society

the very essence

of…

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Poetry published in Vita Brevis Literature-“Those hushed whispers”

So thankful to the editor of Vita Brevis Literature, Brian Geiger to give a beautiful home to my poem in his literary journal. Vita Brevis Poetry Magazine is much more than a publication. It has its own built-in community, a growing collection of thorough articles and guides about poetry publication, indexes of opportunities, and even interviews. You can find … Continue reading Poetry published in Vita Brevis Literature-“Those hushed whispers”