Monthly Archives: December 2011

Poetry London’s 4th Annual Poetry Contest – Cash Prizes, February 29th Deadline

POETRY LONDON’S 4th ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST! $300 in prizes! Poetry London invites entries from all London poets and from Poetry London Workshop participants! Awards of $200 and $100 will be given to the 1st and 2nd place poems, respectively. This … Continue reading

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“A Precious Flower” by Maggie Sue Traynor (a tribute to the women who died in the 1989 Montreal Massacre)

                                        A precious flower so sweet so fine                                         Just like our Sisters, one of a kind                                         Each flower has characteristics of its own                                         They may look the same yet they’re not fully grown                                         So much more … Continue reading

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Tonight at Centennial Hall: Christmas Fundraiser for Unity Project For Relief of Homelessness & Orchestra London

Don’t miss the season’s top-of-the-tree fundraiser for the Unity Project for Relief of Homelessness and Orchestra London. They’ll deck the halls with a triumph of justice, arts, and community! Enjoy music by Orchestra London (conducted by Maestro Alain Trudel) with … Continue reading

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Inspirational non-fiction from the volunteer co-facilitator of Grit Uplifted at Central Library

Please take a moment to read the following non-fiction piece, “Up Wright”, written by Pamela Clark, our talented volunteer co-facilitator of the Central Library Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group. http://dancinginthesun.com/chapters/upwright.php

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Season’s Greetings from one of our Grit Uplifted writers: “Thanks” by Ellis Donald Williams

May this festive season bring you, your family and friends      a gift of heavenly happiness and joy with God’s wisdom that never ends. May these holidays be shared with loving thoughts, blessed with God’s grace.      May your circle … Continue reading

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“Reflections” by Maggie Sue Traynor

Look into the mirror and then you’ll see Just how beautiful you can really be No matter what the others say You are beautiful in every way Step back and take a look within This is where it all begins … Continue reading

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Local Poetry Contest: Writtle Journal’s Inaugural Poetry Competition

London’s fresh new literary journal, Writtle, is seeking submissions for their first inaugural poetry competition. Click the link below for details: http://writtleonline.com/Contests.html

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“Addictions” by P.C.A.W. (from Grit Uplifted group @ Central Library–Week 7: “Tone & Style”)

     Smoking, drinking, gambling, exercise, food, money. Are addictions really harmful? There are some events that drive people to do rather stupid things. “I’m just drivin’ nails in my coffin, every time I drink a bottle of brew/ I’m drivin’ … Continue reading

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