One of my favorite writing challenges I hosted on Brave and Reckless since I launched the blog was the Moon Ate the Dark Challenge back in 2017. I still love the prompt and would love to see what new pieces of writing or art it might inspire. The Rules Write or create an original piece that embraces … Continue reading Brave and Reckless ‘Moon Ate The Dark’ Creativity Prompt Challenge
Exciting News! I am going to be hosting a weekly Writer’s Workshop here on Saturdays, beginning March 7th. Please join me for a fun, challenging opportunity to stretch your writing skills in this friendly environment. I love the group at GDG! I’m thrilled to be joining you, especially in a format that explores the power … Continue reading Exciting News!
Good morning Friends, Baristas, and regular guests here at the Go Dog Go Cafe, our weekly Level UP Challenge moves to a new day and time. As I mentioned last week, I am still sorting out how to make this work. Since Tuesday is the day Beth and Devereaux work the cafe bar with their … Continue reading Wednesday’s Level UP Challenge, 2/19/20 and Tuesday’ Writing Prompt Challenge Round UP
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 challenges that can be written in 10 to 15minutes, inspire … Continue reading Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge: Tuesday, 25, 2020
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. What an absolutely amazing week we had last week! We continue to … Continue reading Promote Yourself Monday, 2/24/20 and Roundup for 2/17/20
coming around the curve in the road my hand out the window dancing in the wind I feel the warmth of sunshine the light spilling everywhere it’s a fabulous day to be alive © 2014-2020 – Donna Matthews Hey y'all, thanks for visiting the Go Dog Go Cafe and I hope you enjoyed reading today's … Continue reading A Fabulous Day, by Donna Matthews
you are liquid warmth on long frosty nights you are soft whisper in a world that only shouts you are gentle touch in a room of sharp corners biting edges you are jewel tones in sterile stark spaces you are embracing acceptance at the end of the longest day when the world has done its … Continue reading Shelter – Christine E. Ray
After Michelangelo died, someone found in his studio a piece of paper on which he had written a note to his apprentice, in the handwriting of his old age: ‘Draw, Antonio, draw, Antonio, draw and do not waste time.’ Annie Dillard from The Writing Life page 79. Write, friends, write, friends, write and do not … Continue reading Stephen’s Sunday Chat 2/23/20: Evolution of a Cafe, Promoting Podcasts, Writing Workshops, and Veterans.
Haunt me not with thine unspoken words, As we lay down in sleep upon this broken ground. Where once was sung long breaths of hope and love, Now only a stream of silence flows. I miss thine hand upon this brow, So eager to stroke such worries away. Wither hast thou gone? Out beyond a … Continue reading Unspoken- Michael Erickson
The greatest oak was once a little nut, who held its ground. When I gaze with curious eyes Into the past, I realize Its filled with so much sorrow. But when I look into the future I see a better tomorrow. Visit my blog to view more poetry
Grandma In a rocking chair at the window she was left alone tired unwanted still behind the glass she sees her sons grandchildren little granddaughter behind the curtain sad Anka only old furniture faithful to death remained I'm a poet and occupational therapist. My poems have been published in New York, London, Surrey, Australia, Canada, … Continue reading Guest Barista: “Grandma” by Anna Banasiak
Happily lostin your warm blue ocean eyes where I seepassion’s waves feel themripple through me gentle force of loveI float on freely * ©MidwestFantasy/Beth Amanda Feb 2020 Ph-Pinterest