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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 editions 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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This Month's Exclusive Poem for Patrons: The Deer’s Cry
Creative Writing: Inspirational Poetry

This Month’s Exclusive Poem for Patrons: The Deer’s Cry

It’s time to release my exclusive poem for patrons this month: “The Deer’s Cry”. This is another one of the reworked ancient  Irish poems I’ve been working on, this one adapted from the poem of that name found in Kuno Meyer’s Selections from Ancient Irish Poetry. Meyer’s book is fascinating for anyone interested in Irish culture but also in human psychology. These poems reveal a very different way of thinking about life and love, men and women, good and evil to ours. The old version of “The Deer’s Cry” is voiced by St Patrick and reveals a patriarchal Christianity that…

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Poem of the Week: The Miracle of Reading
Creative Writing: Inspirational Poetry

Poem of the Week: The Miracle of Reading

I mostly post my poetry first on Instagram, (unless it is a patron-exclusive poem).  Then, 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. The poems are inspired by photographs, sometimes taken by me, sometimes by others. My most popular poem on Instagram this week was “The Miracle of Reading” And now for this week’s poem: Those who give are never alone And she had given over two great gifts: her attention and her imagination the great…

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Indie Poetry Please! 03: Vanessa Kisuule, Chris Black and Ann Hartigan

This is a summary of this fortnight’s #indiepoetryplease, my Instagram TV poetry reading, in which I read some of my own poetry and some poems from other indie poets I admire.

The aim of #indiepoetryplease is to introduce viewers to some of the most exciting, inspiring, and dynamic voices working in poetry today.

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Poem of the Week: Haiku #575
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Poem of the Week: Haiku #575

I mostly post my poetry first on Instagram, (unless it is a patron-exclusive poem).  Then, 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. The poems are inspired by photographs, sometimes taken by me, sometimes by others. My most popular poem on Instagram this week was a haiku in 5-7-5 form, inspired by a picture of a thunder-and-lightning storm. I love haiku, those little snapshots in words that capture the mood of a moment. I mostly love…

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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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Poem of the Week: Surfacing
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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This Month's Exclusive Poem for Patrons: Doing Dreams
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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Poem of the Week: Where Are You?
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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