Saturday, June 19, 2010

Saturday Good Reads

It was an easy week to find good things to read online. Bridget Chumbley hosted the One Word Blog Carnival on compassion, and all of the linked posts are worth reading (a few are cited below). A lot of poetry seemed to break out this week, and I only included some of what I found.


Deprivation” by Brenda Porter at Poetry, Fiction and Stuff.

Holy Lost” by John Blasé at Dirty Shame.

Desire Unfulfilled” (flash fiction) by Leslie Moon at Moondustwriter.

Hither,” “Unanswerable” and “Before Time” by Melissa at All the Words.

The Gift” by Rob Kistner at Image & Verse.

Reapers” by Jean Toomer at Eye of H.

Date Nights Without Movies” by Fred Sprinkle at I Force It to Rhyme.

Sandal-Walls” by Monica Sharman at Know-Love-Obey God.

The Complexity of Compassion” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.

To our new democratic overlord” and “Taliessen on Salisbury Plain” by Justinian at Delight and Glory and Oddity and Light.

Emptying of Emptiness” by Karen Eck at Phoenix-Karenee.

Compassion” by Nancy Rosback at Poems and Prayers

Age of Serenity” by Jonahh Oestreich at Jonahh’s Blackbox.

Pretence” by Claire Burge.

Heart Racing” by Kathleen Overby at Almost Paradisical.


Going Batty” by Sandra Heska King at Beholding God.

Sometimes It’s Just Plain Hard” by Denise Spencer at Internet Monk.

God Goes Viral” by Mike Duran at deCompose.

Change is Possible” and “Awkward Compassion” by Duane Scott.

Courage Is Part of the Adventure” and “Adjusting to What Is” by Louise Gallagher at Recover Your Joy.

The Way We Were” by Madison Richards at The Master’s Artist.

Compassion in the Cold” by Billy Coffey – and read it together with “Compassion for a Passion” by Kathy Richards. Also Billy’s “Stronger Than Chocolate.”

45 Minutes – Going Off Script” and “Why Daddies Are Worth Remembering – Even I f You don’t Have One” by Bonnie Gray at Faith Barista.

Wash” by Kelly Sauer at A Restless Heart.

An Open Letter” by Kathy Richards.

Hearing the Melody” by Andy Whitman at The Image Journal.

Tommy Walnuts” by Greg Sullivan at Sippican Cottage.

Paintings and Photos

Storm Break on the River” by Randall David Tipton.

Hill and Bees” by Nancy Rosback.

Mailbox Angst” by Susan Etole at Just…A Moment.

Photograph: Lamp by Nancy Rosback. Used with permission. (Nancy says the lamp in the photo belonged to her grandmother, and then her father. Nancy's child used it to go to sleep by as a baby.)



Loved reading through the links. Thanks :)

Anonymous said...

there is something about having my words taken in and brought back to me through a friend that seems very special.
thank you.

and wow! look at all this poetry and prose! can you believe this?

Maureen said...

Wonderful word fest and feast. Thank you for including me among your mentions. Have a great weekend.

katdish said...

Ooo! Two shout outs in one post?


Thanks, Glynn!

Eggs In My Pocket said...

Hi, just wanted to drop by to say hello and say thank you for leaving a comment on my blog. Come back to visit soon! Loved visitng and reading here! blessings,Kathleen

S. Etole said...

my heart is always touched when you make mention of it here ... thank you

Laura said...

Good stuff.

Duane Scott said...

You give me inspiration to continue... thanks!