Promote Yourself Monday, Plugged In, I See Only Red, by Ivor Steven, September 16th

Plugged In, I See Only Red Here I am, again on the waiting shelf And strangely, smiling to myself Laying back, in this comfortable chair Reminiscing. My nurse, has curly red hair   She attaches the electrodes to my head And tells me, “Ivor, do not fret” “Relax and close your eyes” For the next thirty … Continue reading Promote Yourself Monday, Plugged In, I See Only Red, by Ivor Steven, September 16th

Christine’s Daily Writing Prompt: Orlando – Virginia Wolf

Throughout the month of September, Christine will be providing a daily writing prompt based on the title of a well-regarded book where the main character is a lesbian or a woman exploring her sexual identity. We know that this is not everyone’s cup of tea, but Christine has very carefully chosen titles that could be creatively … Continue reading Christine’s Daily Writing Prompt: Orlando – Virginia Wolf

Promote Yourself Monday, September 16, 2019

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. If you post a link, be sure to read some of the … Continue reading Promote Yourself Monday, September 16, 2019

Weekend Coffee Share, September 15th – Michele Vecchitto

If we were having coffee today, September 15th, I’d invite you to sit with me in the backyard. It’s a stunningly beautiful day — one that’s like a last stand against the chilly weather that is sure to follow. Have an espresso and a cookie while I tell you about an event that my husband … Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share, September 15th – Michele Vecchitto

Love’s Labors Lost – Christine E. Ray

she had moved many times in her life not unexpectedly some belongings became lost were left behind inadvertently or on purpose when they caused her pain didn’t fit her life anymore couldn’t be squeezed into the overstuffed car before making her escape boxes had been ruined in a basement flood flotsam and jetsam from her … Continue reading Love’s Labors Lost – Christine E. Ray

Christine’s Daily Writing Prompt: The Girls in 3B – Valerie Taylor

Throughout the month of September, Christine will be providing a daily writing prompt based on the title of a well-regarded book where the main character is a lesbian or a woman exploring her sexual identity. We know that this is not everyone’s cup of tea, but Christine has very carefully chosen titles that could be creatively … Continue reading Christine’s Daily Writing Prompt: The Girls in 3B – Valerie Taylor

The Words

Seamstress@catschappach “That’s what careless words do. They make people love you a little less.” ― Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things The poisoned words slithered in and out of loose threaded seams, re-opening old wounds with venomous fangs.Soon, she realized all she needed to do was double-stitch them up tight so the words would never get through.But words have an uncanny … Continue reading The Words