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Fear is not an option

Originally posted on 20 November 2015 in response to the Paris attacks and in light of the recent verbal assault of Donald Trump in a Country where more than 300,000 die in gun related deaths each year I have chosen … Continue reading

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Trees

1- The Silent Tree These birds love the silent tree and like to perch on that bough. You know; the love is unexplained thing but we know it very well. From that lovely bough, the leaves and feathers had fallen … Continue reading

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Suit of armour

“Quiet people have the loudest minds.”  Stephen Hawking “Don’t underestimate me because I’m quiet. I know more than I say, think more than I speak and observe more than you know.”  Michaela Chung “Opinion is the lowest form of human … Continue reading

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Submitting to journals: the Jo Bell method

Originally posted on The Bell Jar: Jo Bell's blog:
? [This article is now taught as part of the Open University’s Creative Writing MA, and I’ve had many many messages to tell me that people have increased their publication record,…

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The Owl, The Pussycat… Fabulous Felines in History #2

Originally posted on Les deux divas: ma vie en rose:
The Owl, the Pussycat and the feline behind the scenes… Oh yes, there was also the fabulous man who wrote of my adventures. His name was Edward Lear. He was…

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Scattering

“In one of those stars I shall be living. In one of them I shall be laughing. And so it will be as if all the stars were laughing, when you look at the sky at night. And when your … Continue reading

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Poetry Day!

POETRY DAY IS INTERNATIOAL, there are readings here in France and I have no doubt there are others… Calling ALL scribes! This is a terrific opportunity for you to let your voice be heard, as Saturday, October 7th is RANDOM … Continue reading

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Terah shares her thoughts on Las Vegas

We woke on a Monday to news of our nation’s largest mass shooting in recent history The numbers towering that of Pulse nightclub and that one kindergarten class. You know the one. Blood on children’s books. Teachers diving to save … Continue reading

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Unreliable…?

Brennan DeFrisco Brennan DeFrisco is a poet, writer, spoken word artist & educator from the San Francisco Bay Area. He’s the author of A Heart With No Scars (Nomadic Press) and co-author of Exquisite Duet (Hermeneutic Chaos Press). He’s been … Continue reading

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History, learn or repeat it

“Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” – George Santayana (1863-1952) MARTIN NIEMOLLER (1892-1984)   A well known and respected Lutheran minister who made the choice to speak out against the foe, Adolf Hitler. He … Continue reading

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