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Creative Writing: Inspirational Poetry

Inspirational Poetry: Here you’ll find my poems, posted shortly after I’ve first written them. They are then edited before being further published elsewhere. You can support me to write more poetry, including some exclusively for patrons only, on patreon

Indie Poetry Please! Call for Submissions August 2020
Creative Writing: Indie Poetry Please! Podcast, Inspirational Poetry

Indie Poetry Please! Call for Submissions August 2020

Indie Poetry Please! Call for Submissions August 2020 For information about Indie Poetry Please! go here. We’re now taking submissions for the August episodes of Indie Poetry Please! Here’s how to enter your poetry. Indie Poetry Please!  Registration Registration is a dual process, by email and on Patreon. EMAIL sign up: Use this form to register your interest in appearing on the show. Follow on PATREON:  Follow my Patreon page here. This is where the poems are submitted. Following is free and instructions on how to follow are here) Once followed, you will also receive details about each month’s show…

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Creative Writing: Inspirational Poetry

Poem of the Week: Surfacing

I mostly post my poetry first on Instagram, (unless it is a patron-exclusive poem). Each Sunday, here on the blog I post the poem that has got the most Insta likes.  If you’re on Instagram, let’s follow each other. You’ll find my account Orna Ross.poetry here. And now for the poem.  This week’s poem is the final stanza from “Surfacing” Down by that river bank I weep for how we went off course: those harsh, embittered words you said the love they slapped to loss. And my strange need to dive too deep, the blood and breath I gave to…

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Creative Writing: Inspirational Poetry

This Month’s Exclusive Poem for Patrons: Doing Dreams

It’s time to release this month’s exclusive poem for Patrons: Doing Dreams I hope you enjoy it. Till next time, may your life be filled with poetry! xOrna Doing Dreams This is the season  of your pain.  We watch, helpless to help  as you’re taken,  and thrust through the veil  of yesterday’s thorns  back to the time  when the scourge was planted.  Read more on Patreon!

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Indie Poetry Please! 02: Tolu Agbelusi, Saili Katebe and @pensandpavement

This is the Instagram TV reading from Indie Poetry Please! — In each session, I’ll be reading three of my own poems and three poems from other indie poets I admire.

The theme this week is “Black Lives Matter” and includes poems from Tolu Agbelusi, Saili Katebe and @pensandpavement.

I’ll be introducing listeners to some of the most exciting, inspiring, and dynamic voices working in poetry today.

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Creative Writing: Inspirational Poetry

Poem of the Week: Where Are You?

I mostly post my poetry first on Instagram, (unless it is a patron-exclusive poem). Each Sunday, here on the blog I post the poem that has got the most Insta likes.  If you’re on Instagram, let’s follow each other. You’ll find my account Orna Ross.poetry here. And now for the poem.  This week’s poem is called, “Where Are You?” Where are you? The splendor of creation awaits. Beauty veiled, she dallies, playing with the wings of birds passing, swaying her hips with the wind, wanting to dance, to bring you music from planets and clouds. Read the rest on Patreon!

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Creative Writing: Inspirational Poetry

Poem of the Week: Passing On

I mostly post my poetry first on Instagram, (unless it is a patron-exclusive poem). Each Sunday, here on the blog I post the poem that has got the most Insta likes.  If you’re on Instagram, let’s follow each other. You’ll find my account Orna Ross.poetry here. And now for the poem.  This week’s #micropoem is a stanza from a longer #poem, “Passing On”. And if you find you need to cry I ask that when you do, you cry with all the others passing through, beside you, along the street of need.   Read more poetry on Patreon!

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Indie Poetry Please! Call for Submissions July 2020

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New Format for Indie Poetry Please!

“Indie Poetry Please!”, my indie poetry showcase,  is now going to be available on IGTV live, every Monday evening at 9pm, starting this Monday coming, June 1st.

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This Month’s Exclusive Poem for Patrons: Full Flight

This Month’s Exclusive Poem for Patrons: Full Flight I was going to post a different poem for the exclusive this month but then this one arrived. Though I was thinking of a dear friend as I wrote, I think it’s born out of lockdown too. How are you coping with lockdown? I have to admit, my online life is keeping me going. I was part of a panel discussion for US National Poetry Month this week and will feature three wonderful indie poets I got to know there in the next podcast… along with some of the great submissions on…

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