Promote a Poet/Writer Thursday | August 22, 2019

Come and join in this fun event at the Go Dog Go Cafe! Choose the Poet and poem/post you enjoyed most this week and give the author a shout-out at the Cafe’s event. Come check it out!! Be sure to reblog the event page to give your followers a chance to participate too!

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Promote a Poet.Writer Thursday

Welcome to Promote a Poet/Writer Thursday! This is the day of the week where all members of the Go Dog Go Café Community are invited to introduce a Poet or Writer they enjoy reading.

Participating is really fast and simple- in the comments below, post the link for the Home Page of the Poet/Writer you are introducing to us and tell us briefly why you think they are special.

We encourage all of you to visit these blogs (or social media pages) and get acquainted with some great new writers.  You never know who you might meet. . .

Happy reading!

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BrewNSpew Café- Spiritual

Keep it alive


“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.” ―Roy T. Bennett,The Light in the Heart

Presenting the week’s challenge – You may use the words and/or the image for this week’s prompt.

Prompt word – spiritual– (adjective) –of, relating to, consisting of, or affecting the spirit; of or relating to sacred matters;ecclesiastical rather than lay or temporal; concerned with religious values; of or relating to supernatural beings or phenomena. Synonyms –bodiless,ethereal,formless,immaterial,incorporeal,insubstantial,nonmaterial,nonphysical,unbodied,unsubstantial.


prompt image – August 19, 2019

I wrote a post about spirituality a few months back.

But for this post, I am going to do something new.


There is something…

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When It All Gets A Bit Too Much

Ritu Bhathal


It’s an overwhelming business, you know.

If you ask someone who doesn’t write, their image of a writer at work, would be someone surrounded by books, a computer or paper to hand, tapping on a keyboard, or scribbling ideas down furiously.

Or gazing out of the window at a picturesque writers retread, pencil at the ready for any ispiration that might hit.

Or that other chestnut, the writer taking up a table at the local coffee shop, empty cups strewn across said table, and laptop set up, ready for that literary greatness to fill the screen.


That’s it.

That’s exactly how all those books out there came to fruition.

A few hours or days to write or type, and a perfect story is created, ready for publication.


The writing journey, along with the subsequent editing process, is an arduous one. And though you may spend a lot…

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The Greatest Lesson

Sarah Doughty

“And I learned to dream
with my eyes open.
I learned what it meant
to love you.”

After what felt like an eternity in some hellish nightmare, I emerged into the morning with fresh eyes and tortured memories. As my teachers filled my head with stories, introducing me to a bright green world of escape, I learned to dream with my eyes open. And then I poured out everything that littered my mind and heart. Anything that screamed as it moved through my veins. But what I learned to listen to the most were the whispers that came from the shadows. The ones that hoped for a better future.

When love found me in that neverending dreamland, I knew it by many names. A guide, a star-crossed lover, a utopia, a dystopia, an immortal soul, and a mortal one. I read epic tales of adventures, great loves, and great losses…

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