All Blog Posts Tagged 'Carry' (15)

Looking for gay/lesbian authors to read "Stories of Coming Out" at Bluestockings Bookstore in NYC

A classified ad of sorts:


Straight-white-female author looking for talented and/or funny and/or intense and/or wildly eccentric and fascinating writers who may also happen to be gay as well, AND have (or feel like writing) a good "coming out" story. If this is you, get in contact with me so I can sign you up for a reading at Bluestockings. Msg me on here on SW if interested.


Phoebe Wilcox

author of Angels Carry the Sun

(nominated for PEN/Faulker…


Added by Phoebe Wilcox on December 4, 2011 at 11:15am — No Comments

Three (Poem)

My new poem is for Carry On Tuesday and for One Shot Wednesday at One Stop Poetry.

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on January 18, 2011 at 10:38am — No Comments

Your Body Is Your Emissary

This post, a poem titled "Your Body Is Your Emissary", responds to a writing prompt at Carry on Tuesday. The prompt requires the use, wholly or partly, of the opening line of "All I Ask of You" from "Phantom of the Opera": No more talk of darkness, forget these wide-eyed fears.

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on January 4, 2011 at 5:17am — No Comments

Watching the Clock on New Year's Eve (Poem)

There's a fun prompt at Carry on Tuesday to which I've responded. My contribution is a new poem, "Watching the Clock on New Year's Eve":

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on December 27, 2010 at 4:40pm — No Comments

Castoffs (Poem)

I've posted a new poem today, "Castoffs", that incorporates the Carry on Tuesday prompt, the first line of an ancient folk song updated and recorded by Steeleye Span.

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on November 8, 2010 at 1:07pm — No Comments

Carry my Clay

........................................................................................................................(image of Salt Creek - kf)

Carry my Clay (C) kelly fitzpatrick

Carry my clay,

carry my clay,

unfreeze my clay,

and save me some day,

the clay of my life

that carries my soul,

I told myself knowing

I had to get out.

One night I woke up

pounding his chest… Continue

Added by Kelly Fitzpatrick on October 27, 2010 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

The Meaning of Being Haitian

This new poem incorporates a Carry on Tuesday prompt and is a response to a CNN post I saw this morning.

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 25, 2010 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Not Because of You (Poem)

I've just posted a new poem, "Not Because of You", incorporating a Carry On Tuesday writing prompt:

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 11, 2010 at 1:05pm — No Comments

Musings Around Giverny and Vernon (Poem)

This is a new poem I wrote to incorporate a Carry on Tuesday prompt consisting of the first four lines of Shakespeare's Sonnet C ("Where art thou Muse...?").

I've visited Giverny, Monet's home in Vernon, France, several times. My memory of it and the surrounding villages remains strong.…


Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 4, 2010 at 5:51pm — No Comments

You Don't Know (Poem)

I posted a short while ago a new poem that incorporates a Carry on Tuesday prompt: the opening words of Chapter 1 of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn". The prompt is "You don't know about me...."

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on September 6, 2010 at 5:27pm — No Comments

Learning to Communicate (Poem)

Carry on Tuesday offered a fun writing prompt this week: the opening lines of the famous Frank and Nancy Sinatra duet, "Something Stupid". Here's the poem I created using the lines "I know I stand in line . . . ":

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 30, 2010 at 5:47pm — No Comments

Improvised Explosive Device (Poem)

I sometimes try my hand at writing to prompts, among them the prompts at the weekly Carry on Tuesday. I've posted a new poem, "Improvised Explosive Device", in response to a COT prompt consisting of the opening line of Samantha Hunt's 2008 novel.

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on July 19, 2010 at 2:41pm — No Comments

Grant Me the Wish (Poem)

I sometimes participate in poetry writing by prompt offered at the Carry on Tuesday site. Today the prompt was the opening line of Part One of Joseph's Conrad's "The Shadow Line": "Only the young have such moments."

Here is the poem that incorporates that line:

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on May 2, 2010 at 3:03pm — 1 Comment

A Hand . . . Is (Poems)

Two new poems written to a prompt (Carry on Tuesday No. 49), the opening lines of Keats' "Endymion":

The second is a try at a tanka.

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on April 18, 2010 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Show Me What Kindness Looks Like

I'm participating in two online events today, a Blog Carnival on the one-word prompt "kindess" and Carry on Tuesday, which offers as a prompt the opening lines from a novel. I wrote a new poem, "Show Me What Kindness Looks Like" to submit to each.

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on February 23, 2010 at 4:30am — No Comments

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