Poetry Readathon roundup

Poetry readathon

The 2019/2020 Poetry Readathon has been wonderful and I am grateful to everyone who has participated with a post, book suggestion or by commenting and sharing. You are all wonderful!

The Poetry Readathon is finished and the few remaining poetry books I am planning to read will be reviewed as part of my on-going reading and reviewing process here on Robbie’s Inspiration.

The posts that I have shared as part of the Poetry Readathon are as follows:

I interviewed Sue Vincent about one of her own poems that has special significance for her: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2019/11/02/poetryreadathon-meet-poet-author-and-blogger-sue-vincent/ 

I read and reviewed Reflections, a book of songs and poetry, by Kevin Cooper: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2019/11/07/poetryreadathon-reflections-poems-songs-and-muses-by-kevin-cooper/

I interviewed Ritu Bathal about one of her most special poems and reviewed her book Poetic RITUals: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2019/11/09/poetryreadathon-meet-poet-and-blogger/

Prolific poet, Walt Page, was interviewed and shared his thoughts about one of his most meaningful poems: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2019/11/12/poetryreadathon-meet-poet-and-blogger-walt-page/

I read and reviewed a lovely book of flash fiction by Dorinda Dulcos: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2019/11/14/bookreview-poetryreadatho-short-not-always-sweet-by-dorinda-dulcos/

I interviewed poet and author, Geoff le Pard, who shared two moving poems that hold special meaning for him: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2019/11/16/poetryreadathon-meet-author-poet-and-blogger-geoff-le-pard/

I interviewed the lovely Lorraine who shared a wonderful and meaningful poem: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2019/11/19/poetryreadathon-meet-blogger-and-poet-lorraine-lewis/

Author and poet, Leslie Tate, shares a fantastic poem in an oral and a written form: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2019/11/23/poetryreadathon-extinction-rebellion-london-occupation-a-poem-by-leslie-tate/

Author and poet, Daniel Kemp, came over for a visit and shared a great poem with us: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2019/11/26/poetryreadathon-along-the-way-by-daniel-kemp/

Australian poet, Frank Prem, shared a wonderful WWI poetry initiative with us: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2019/11/28/poetryreadathon-an-introduction-to-frank-prem-and-his-ww1-poetry-initiative/

Children’s author and poet, Victoria Zigler, share a lovely poem and I reviewed her first poetry book: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2019/12/03/poetryreadathon-meet-author-poet-and-blogger-victoria-zigler/

Prolific blogger and poet, Christy Birmingham, shared an excellent poem and I reviewed her book: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2019/12/05/poetryreadathon-meet-blogger-and-poet-christy-birmingham/

Poet Jude Clutch, came over for a visit and share a delightful poem he wrote: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2019/12/07/poetryreadathon-meet-poet-jude-clutch/

I read and reviewed another of wonderful poet, Annette Rochelle Aben’s, beautiful poetry books: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2019/12/10/poetryreadathon-a-haiku-perspective-2017-by-annette-rochelle-aben/

I shared one of my own meaningful poems and some information about my poetry book, Open a new door, co-authored with South African poet, Kim Blades: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2019/12/12/poetryreadathon-he-walks-away-by-robbie-cheadle/

I read and reviewed a lovely poetry collection by Abbie Johnson Taylor: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2019/12/17/poetryreadathon-bookreview-meet-author-and-poet-abbie-johnson-taylor/

I read a reviewed Steve Tanham’s amazing new poetry book: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2020/01/11/poetryreadathon-touching-the-sun-mystical-poetry-by-steve-tanham/

I read a reviewed a beautiful poetry collection by Lynda Mckinny Lambert: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2020/01/04/poetryreadathon-star-signs-new-and-selected-poems-by-lynda-mckinny-lambert/

I read and reviewed an excellent book of poetry by Balroop Singh: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2020/01/23/rrbc-poetryreadathon-timeless-echoes-by-balroop-singh/

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On Saturday, 25 January, my new joint initiative poetry series, Treasuring Poetry, with author Kaye Lynne Booth, kicked off with an amazing interview with poet, author and blogger extraordinaire, Sally Cronin: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2020/01/25/meet-poet-and-writer-sally-cronin-and-a-review-of-her-latest-book/

I hope you will join Kaye and I on the fourth Saturday of every month for this interesting new initiative.


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