Brave and Reckless Found Song Lyrics Writing Prompt Challenge

It has been quite some time since I have hosted a Writing Prompt Challenge on Brave and Reckless but I have been planning this one ever since I first read Basilike Pappa's Sweet Dreams sans Merci which weaves together "found" song lyrics into a new whole.  Basilike's piece is sensuous is tone but this kind of challenge is really about … Continue reading Brave and Reckless Found Song Lyrics Writing Prompt Challenge

For Bob Dylan-John W. Leys, Guest Barista

Written on the occasion of Dylan being awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature. Could be sung to the tune of ‘Song for Woody‘ by Bob Dylan. You’re out there traveling another mile down the road, Listening for messages when the cold winds have blow’d, Writin’ ’em down and sendin’ ’em out, Trying to figure what … Continue reading For Bob Dylan-John W. Leys, Guest Barista

Published: Poem – Free Verse – “I’ll Fly Away, Oh, Glory” #amwriting #poetry #audiopoetry #GoDogGoCafe

Thanks to the ever gracious http://www.spillwords.com for publishing my new poem called “I’ll Fly Away, Oh, Glory.” The chorus lines are borrowed from the song “Fly Away” for by Gillian Welch and sung by Allison Kraus on the Oh Brother, Where Art Though? movie soundtrack. It’s an awesome movie too!  I'm trying to have an … Continue reading Published: Poem – Free Verse – “I’ll Fly Away, Oh, Glory” #amwriting #poetry #audiopoetry #GoDogGoCafe

‘Rewind Poetry:’ Free Verse – “Rise Up” #amwriting #poetry #GoDogGoCafe 

Some poetry for you today. Cheers!  ------- ---------- When the notes begin to trill,  Hum along as you wake in the night.  Sing the tune of the chorus,  In whispers with your husky voice as it arises.  Power in lyrics, of the might of the crescendo,  A slow and melodious birth to words of courage.  … Continue reading ‘Rewind Poetry:’ Free Verse – “Rise Up” #amwriting #poetry #GoDogGoCafe 

‘Rewind Interview’ with Poet, Writer, Blogger, & Author Rosema Gonzales #amwriting #nonfiction #interview

Welcome to almost September and a look back at some of past interviews in my ‘Rewind Interviews.’ On my own blog Mandibelle16 and on the Go Dog Go Cafe. If anyone wants to be a regular member of the Cafe as a Barista once a week or even every two weeks, please let us know. Also, you can submit questions about … Continue reading ‘Rewind Interview’ with Poet, Writer, Blogger, & Author Rosema Gonzales #amwriting #nonfiction #interview