Spoken Word Spotlight: First Timer/Christine Ray

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Welcome to Spoken Word Spotlight.  Every Wednesday, Christine brings a writer’s words to life.  This week she reads one of her own pieces, inspired by the Go Dog Go Cafe. Sit back, take a sip of coffee, close your eyes and enjoy.

If you would like Christine to highlight a piece of your writing, please contact Go Dog Go through our Contact Form or email  us at godoggocafe@gmail.com.

I stand getting wet in cold rain

watching through plate glass windows

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Help! I need suggestions of Poetry or Prose to record for the Spoken Word Spotlight at the Go Dog Go Cafe

One of my favorite gigs is my weekly Spoken Word Spotlight for the Go Dog Go Cafe.  I have been recording a piece by a different writer every week.  If you have a piece you think would be suitable, please let me know in the comments below.  The atmosphere at the Go Dog Go is congenial and welcoming.

 

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Spoken Word Spotlight: An Hour with Jake/Davy D.

I really enjoy hanging out at the Go Dog Go Cafe and one of my favorite things to do there is a weekly Spoken Word Spotlight, where I highlight someone else’s writing. This introspective poem written by Barista Davy D. really packs an emotional punch.

 

 

Go Dog Go Café

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Welcome to Spoken Word Spotlight.  Every Wednesday, Christine will bring a writer’s words to life.  This week she brings us an introspective poem written by Barista Davy D. that really packs an emotional punch. Sit back, take a sip of coffee, close your eyes and enjoy.

If you would like Christine to highlight a piece of your writing, please contact Go Dog Go through our Contact Form or email  us at godoggocafe@gmail.com.



An Hour with Jake

the phone knows it’s Jake,

the ringtone changes to one

with a depressed air.

I think he used to be

in the military

as he always

manages to bypass

the answerphone,

and it rings,

and rings,

and rings,

and rings,

five minutes is the limit.

“hello,”

“hi, it’s Jake.”

“oh, hi Jake, how’s things?”

scripts roll.

his, a tale of how

his wife,

his dog,

his work colleague,

don’t understand him.

mine, a…

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Spoken Word Spotlight: upon realisation that perhaps i am completely sure- lois e. linkens –

I really enjoy hanging out at the Go Dog Go Cafe and one of my favorite things to do there is a weekly Spoken Word Spotlight, where I highlight someone else’s writing. This gorgeous poem was written by Lois E. Linkens and originally published by The Sudden Denouement Literary Collective.

 

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Welcome to Spoken Word Spotlight.  Every Wednesday, Christine will bring a writer’s words to life.  This week she introduces us to a gorgeous poem written by Lois E. Linkens that was originally published by the Sudden Denouement Literary Collective.  We strongly recommend that you visit Lois’ blog and read more of her excellent poetry. Sit back, take a sip of coffee, close your eyes and enjoy.

If you would like Christine to highlight a piece of your writing, please contact Go Dog Go through our Contact Form or email  us at godoggocafe@gmail.com.

upon realisation that perhaps i am completely sure/ lois e. linkens

you weave your woollen whims
to surround me
in the garbadine of our gandering

you trample the simplicity
of tea-cup games and teddy bears –
playground grazes know none than this

damp shirt and glasses;
i’d switch my eyes for yours
so you could see
beneath the…

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