By Charles Robert Lindholm Why would you want to live with someone who's not in love with you? it is a simple question but I never could reply I never found the answer to the question why? I stood in the debris of bits and pieces and memories scattered about I looked … Continue reading WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO LIVE WITH SOMEONE WHO’S NOT IN LOVE WITH YOU?
We got a good vibe going in the café last week with the question, Are you a Poet? , and I was amazed and loved reading the poetic responses. This week I am going to try and keep the vibe going by taking things a step further back and asking, “What is Poetry? I posed … Continue reading What is Poetry?
I really enjoyed last week’s fun in the café and thanks to you all for taking part and attempting to write the world’s shortest poem. I don’t know if any of them will overtake “Fleas” in the Guinness Book of Records, but a high five to everyone for joining in, you are all winners. This … Continue reading Are You a Poet?
We have had a couple of in depth poetry discussions over the last couple of weeks and a big thank you for taking part in the conversations. Today I thought I would bring a lighter air and a bit of fun to the Café and have a little poetry competition. Earlier this week I had … Continue reading Can You Write the World’s Shortest Poem?
I want to bring a conversation to the Café today after a seed was planted from last week’s post, Is a Poem Ever Finished? The seed is around capturing a moment in our poetry. As I started to write this post, the first rain in over three weeks began to fall in the English village … Continue reading Chasing After The Moment
This week I have been revisiting and reworking some old poetry. The poems are a collection written about 20 years ago, tucked away in a drawer and discovered during a clear out of the poetry den. Reading old poems is a bit like looking at old photographs, a snap shot of a point in time, … Continue reading Is a Poem Ever Finished?
There is an eclectic mix of writers coming into the café since its opening. One of the jobs of the Baristas, as well as serving great coffee and cakes, is to find out more about the people creating the vibes. Today I want to delve a little deeper and am asking the question, “why do … Continue reading Why Do You Write Poetry?
Good Morning! Welcome to another edition of my interview series. Since I have joined the Go-Dog-Go Writer's community, I will be showcasing an interview with a wonderful writer every week (instead of bi-weekly). However, since I do not have the time to put together a full interview each week, every second week will be a 'Rewind … Continue reading Rewind Interview with Gina Gallyot #amwriting #interview #nonfiction #godoggocafe