Monthly Archives: August 2020

Hedgerow – A Journal of small poems has a CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!

Submissions for hedgerow #132 welcome. CLOSING DATE: Mon 8th Sep. Please send around 10 poems/artwork to: hedgerow is a short-poetry journal dedicated to publishing an eclectic mix of new & established voices across the spectrum of the short poem, with particular attention to the constantly evolving forms of English-language haiku, senryu, tanka & haiga.  Submissions of prose poems, other longer poems &

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WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #192 Theme prompt – MAPS: Franci Hoffman

Kerfe Roig selected the theme for this week: MAPS. Who knew this one word would inspire such great poetry? You all deserve a huge round of applause for your poetic endeavors. Here’s everyone who joined in via Mr. Linky: 1. willowdot21 11. Jules 21. anita dawes 2. Reena Saxena 12. Pat R 22. s. s. 3. Ruth Scribbles 13. Sue Vincent

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D. G. Kaye’s Sunday Book Review – Too Much and Never Enough by Mary L. Trump

D. G. Kaye, aka Debby Gies, has written a riveting book review! I think it’s important to share the facts, whether you accept the politics or not. It’s something for all of to think about. Click the link below to read Debby’s review. I’ve turned off comments for this post. Source: Sunday Book Review – Too Much and Never Enough

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COLLEEN’S 2020 #BOOK #REVIEWS – “WitchWood Estates Collectibles, Book 1: The Witches Journal,” BY AUTHOR, Patti Roberts, @PattiRoberts7

Featuring Your Next Weekend Read! ABOUT THIS BOOK “A fun little book to help you find your inner witch. Recipes, spells, birthstones, witchcraft terminology, candles, flowers, poetry, broom history, animal familiars, tea leaf reading, and more. In fairy-tales of long ago, witches dressed in flowing black gowns, wore pointy hats, and flew around on broomsticks at night. By the light

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WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the fourth week of the month! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Kerfe Roig from last month’s challenge picked the theme… This month’s theme is: Maps On the Monday before the next challenge, I’ll select someone to choose next month’s theme. For Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge, you can write your poem in the forms

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WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #PhotoPrompt: @lisalisathom

Aishwarya, from Kitty’s Verses, picked a great pair of words for us all to work with this week for our #PhotoPrompt challenge. How many of you could have written more than one poem from this image? There was so much here… train tracks, the color green, desolation, leaving, coming, etc. Lots to unpack in this image! I’m always thrilled each

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Destiny’s rails. A cinquain and prose collaboration.

Originally posted on tales told different:
Aishwarya and I composed this together. It was a much needed relief to do this with her, especially given the anxiety that was tainting this week for me. The challenge of writing this together has livened my mood and I’m now bolstered to kick this anxiety. It’s a wonder, the power of these little…

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