Tuesday, 18 January 2011

One Shot Wednesday - Poetry Week 29


Welcome to One Shot Wednesday - Week 29


Welcome to One Shot everyone! My name is Brian Miller and I will be your host today. We look forward to reading your amazing poetic offerings, and are excited you are here, but first let me tell you about a few things that will be rolling out in the next couple weeks with my Friday Poetically.

If you joined us last week, we wrote poetry to the amazing talent of Joe Satriani. Each month we will look at different musical inspirations for our poetry. This Friday, I will launch a new monthly children's wall, where we will be posting poems by children/teens. If you know word artists that happen to be children or have kids of your own, we encourage you to submit their work via email to One Stop Poetry. We will put several up each week and you will be notified the week your child's poem goes up on the wall. In order to provide protection for children under 14 years of age, we ask that you have them create a pen name. Each work of poetry can then be displayed with that name.

Those are just a few of the features you can look forward to on Fridays.
We also would appreciate your vote for One Stop Poetry if you are on Twitter. We have been nominated in two categories  (by the Twitter community) we are in good position to receive an award which would reflect back on each of you as this is a community.  There is a Shorty Awards button to the right of the page. 

Let's give the microphone back to all of you for One Shot Wednesday. Happy One Shot everyone!

If you are new to One Shot Wednesday, please feel welcome to participate by doing the following:


1, Write an original poem and post it to your blog

2, Link back to One Shot Wednesday from your post 

3, Sign up in the Mr Linky list,(use the URL from your blog) linking directly to your post, AFTER you've posted it. Mr Linky will be open from 5pm EST Tuesday (10pm UK)  until 3am EST Thursday (8am UK). If you need help with this, please ask in the comment box.

4, Go visit others that have posted. This is a great way to learn new forms, meet new poets and gain inspiration for your next piece. though this is not mandatory we encourage you to visit at least one other poet and give some helpful feedback.

5. For some of you I need to stress - don't feel that you need to comment on each poem. Take in the inspiration of a few with a good cup of tea or coffee.

On behalf of  my fellow cohorts, Adam Dustus , Leslie Moon, Pete Marshall,Chris Galford, Jessica Kristie, Claudia Schoenfeld, Gay Cannon and myself - welcome and enjoy!!!!!





84 comments:

repressedsoul said...

Let the reading commence!

Dulce said...

(10.03 pm in The Canaries…)
There is a beautiful FULL MOON tonight
Hoping it goes and stays with you all
Wherever you are…
As you go…
On every line you read
Every word
and what it intends to mean
As you delight yourselves
…one another…
With this great poetry idea
One Shot Wednesday!

Hugs
: ) Dulce

Steve Isaak said...

Thanks again for this opportunity, 1SP editors. :)

moondustwriter said...

Want to remind you if you are on Twitter to vote for One Stop in the shorty awards

Thanks and have a great One Shot!!!

Let the poetry flow...

PattiKen said...

I'm in.

One Stop - The Place For Poets, Writers and Artists said...

welcome to one shot everyone! let the madness begin...smiles.

Adam White - Poet said...

Yay for One Shot Wednesday

Claudia said...

happy one shot everyone!

Pete Marshall said...

hi and here we go for some more fun...thanks Bri..i see a twinkle in your eye tonight...love the tie...

cheers pete

Dulce said...

Soory first one is from LAST WEEK!!!!
ooooh
:)

bumfuzzled said...

for all its good and bad spots, I'm done and posted with this one lol and thanks to all of you for allowing us a place to post and read :)

Glynn said...

The first time, the screen jumped, and I left the link in the I left the link in the wrong place. Now it's straightened out.

Thanks for hosting this!

jtwhitaker.com said...

i'm back for another round!! wheeeeeeee!

Eric 'Bubba' Alder said...

I don't usually say this, but I'm proud of my post this week.

Kenia Cris said...

I feel awfully empty today so I'm offering the last poem I wrote.

=*

Kavita said...

This week, I was refreshing the one shot wednesday page for the linky thing to appear!! Just couldn't wait to participate! :)
Keep rocking, my fav. one stoppers!! :)
Me off to read...

Maureen said...

Thanks for hosting, Brian.

My poem "Three" is doing double-duty today.

Shewriting said...

YIPPEEEEE!

Old Ollie said...

The tired monk on a new monk.

Asobime said...

Thanks, again, for this wonderful poetical site!

Lady Nyo

Natasha said...

Combining inspiration from two sources these evening. Looking forward to lots of sharing...and thanks again to everyone here at onestop for their awesome efforts! With much gratitude...N

Marian said...

eek! i am new! so exciting!
(and also, i'm proud of eric alder's poem, too. go read it!)
thanks for the opportunity to link up.

L.L. Barkat said...

Cherry blossoms in January. I need them. :)

Heather Grace Stewart said...

Have a great One Shot everyone.
I was just thinking...imagine the power & poetry, all of us in one room. We've got it down cyber-ly...I'm waiting for the One Shot Conference!
Cheers all, thanks again to the organizers.
H

Khakjaan Wessington said...

Gonna do my osw in a little bit. Have a whole week's worth of new poetry you can read in the meantime.

Nomar Knight said...

Can't wait to read more of these amazing poets.

HisFireFly said...

And now.. to begin reading ..

Hope said...

thank you for this opportunity once again, One Stop!

jastblake said...

My last post'Frustration' part1 received great responses and I just had to put up part2 'Forever Forgiving through Smile'. I hope those who were awaiting it think it was well worth the wait ;0). Once again, Thank You guys at O.S.W :)

Reggie said...

I'm in...love the opportunity and you guys too.

Can't read right now, but will for sure later :-)

Carys said...

Man but that week went quick!

Greyscale Territory said...

Great ideas in the melting pot! Fantastic!

Arron Palmer said...

Here we go again... I just love Wednesdays! Looking forward to getting around to some of your poems. I have the afternoon off tomorrow, so will get round a few more.

As for mine, I've gone for a terza rima. 'Spec' of which is on the post too.

Thanks again OSP team!

bsain said...

I totally didn't catch on to the "One Shot Wednesday" until now. I've been enjoying the poets here and glad to be a part of it!

Gwen Dubeau said...

Hello everyone,

Happy one shot, I have submitted "Together," a poem and picture for your enjoyment. I love trees and this one just yelled for
attention. I hope you enjoy, have a wonderful day! :)

liv2write2day said...

Thanks, Brian, for hosting this week. Mine is a poem for my husband on our wedding anniversary. I look forward to visiting some new-to-me writers...and of course some not so new. Victoria

Brian Miller said...

nice...good stuff so far people...keep them coming...

Ainsley said...

Lovely concept...I think I am going to have fun here ♥

Semaphore said...

Sorry, I am still new to OSP so I accidentally posted in the villanelle section, re-posted here. Great community.

Randall Weiss said...

Another enjoyable week of poetry

budh.aaah said...

Wish I was on twitter tovote too because One shot deserves to win.
All the very best.

judyblackcloud said...

This has become the highlight of my week. Such a great way to share poems and to read the amazing work from all of you!! One Shot Poetry ROCKS!

Khakjaan Wessington said...

Ok, just put up link for my OSW. Hope to see some great writing this week.

Carl said...

It is great to be able to love Wednesdays!

Brian Miller said...

alright peeps, made it to #95, off to get some rest...see you in the morning...

azfree said...

Happy trails.

willowwishfree said...

Round two for me... and this one is STEAMY, so bring a towel!

Heather said...
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Heather said...

Wednesday is my favorite day! Happy reading!
@wordblender

Big Sur Blogisphere said...
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Big Sur Blogisphere said...

I apologize to the folks at management of One Shot for being a pain in the ass. I will enter thru the front door like everybody else. I was confused at the get go. Here goes my first poem.
Sincerely,
Tiger Windwalker

Stranger said...

I love how you all show me how it's done. Happy One Shot everyone!

Alegria Imperial said...

Wheew!!! First, my link got busted last Sun, now, the editing program refuses to read my last edits--it must be the full moon! I hope it works this time. I look forward to read another round of wonderufl poetry.

Dick Jones said...

Fresh off the shelves - fruit and veg here: http://patteran.typepad.com

Thanks for the forum!

haikulovesongs said...

Thank you for another opportunity to participate.

ZeR0BaCkUp said...

One Shot posted!

Jerry said...

#122 I am looking to be last on the list in case anyone goes from the bottom up...I am thinking about taking every Wednesday off.
I have a fever...a poetic fever.

Gigi Ann said...

I always forget about One Shot Wednesday, and than I am always late. LOl...

Lucy Fur Leaps said...

Very excited to contribute to One Shot Wednesday for the first time :-)

Brian Miller said...

good morning poets...ready to get back on the trail and be inspired...

Rachel Hoyt said...

Good morning everyone! Here's my one shot:

http://rhymemeasmile.blogspot.com/2011/01/be-more-gay.html

izzy said...

Didn't think there was anything to say- well late or not, I'll try and get around to others later on, thanks!

the walking man said...

"Hey Moe I was 122 when I left"
"Shaddup knucklehead" Poink!

hahahahaha

Shashi said...

finally I could squeeze my one shot in... Its a great gathering here as of now, looks like that I am quite late in posting....

ॐ नमः शिवाय
Om Namah Shivaya
http://shadowdancingwithmind.blogspot.com/2011/01/whispers-wanderer.html
Twitter: @VerseEveryDay

lizziviggi said...

Happy One Shot! I made myself cry when I wrote my poem this morning. That means either it's really good... or really, really bad. :-)

Brian Miller said...

ha...WM...

and lizz...coming over for my cry...

nance marie said...

howdy, brian.
(adam,leslie,pete,chris,jessica,kristie,claudia,and gay)

Kim Nelson said...

Thank you for the opportunity to share my work and read so many others'.

Bradley Howington said...

Happy posting everyone! Happy One Shot Wednesday! :)

Nessa said...

My goodness, this place sure has taken off. Fantastic.

Brian Miller said...

howdy nance...good afternoon everyone....yeah nessa, gets a little crazy around here...good to see you!

Magnus Holmgren said...

I just noticed that one should link back to this page from the blog post. If I don't manage to do that with my phone I apologise. (i have no computer connected to the internet)

flaubert said...

I have written a poem I am using for two sites today.
Pamela

G.K. Asante said...

Thanks for another One Shot!

gracefulglider said...

I love this spot ...also on twitter.


now the motivation begins....
@Dulce.. having a full moon here at (GMT +3.30) awesome awe....awe.... may the blessing of the sky above me flow through to all of you through the rays of the moon.

Exquisite is what is!

kkrige said...

A little something; just thoughts arranged...

S. Sharp said...

Brian Thanks for the opportunity.

gospelwriter said...

I seem to be posting later and later... but at least I did post this week. :) Thanks, OSW'ers!

coinandfeather said...

Great idea...thanks!

Laura said...

Brian! So cool that you are hosting. You are the host with the most, after all :). I'm jumping in this week...trying to catch up...

Recovered Zombie said...

Hi :D

Felicitas said...

I think this might be my first poem for One Shot Wednesday...and could I possibly be the last entrant?! Very cool. I look forward to reading all your poetry from now 'til next Wednesday!

moondustwriter said...

I forgot to say goodnight all. A great One Shot - Thanks everyone

Carrie Burtt said...

I was going to link, but i was toooo late :-( i will be making my way round to read what is shared this week...hope everyone is doing well. :-)