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Sunday, September 12, 2010


Who says Mondays are boring?! Well, they won't be boring any more! 
Because it's Potluck time'.....!!!!

Hello and WELCOME to the first Poetry Potluck at Jingle Poetry!!!

We (Amanda and Kavita) are delighted to host this party! That's right... this is a mega-party, and you are all invited!! Bring in your goodies, share them here, and let's all relish it together. 

And how will you do that? It's quite straightforward really. Visit Jingle Poetry, compose your poem and post it on your blog. Then, register yourself (with your name and the link to your potluck entry) using McLinky below, and leave a comment with a pointer to your post! Easy enough?! Of course it is! Don't you just wish exams had been this simple! If you could link back to us on your blog, it would be doubly awesome!!! Once you are done with this, visit other participants, read their entries, comment, AND ENJOY!!!

Remember: Every week, MckLinky will be up on Sunday, at 8pm (CST), and will stay open till Tuesday, 8pm (CST). So you will have 48 hours to share up to 3 poems with us... WOW eh?!

Now that we are done with the toast and instructions, LET US GET STARTED with this week's potluck!!!!  Let those creative spirits flow and please FEEL FREE TO WRITE ABOUT ANYTHING THAT SPRINGS TO MIND WHILE WATCHING THE VIDEO.....Cheers!!! 

(credits for photos in the video: desktopnexus )

These thoughts welling up inside
Gather them, before they subside
Behind the mask, what do you see?
What hides within, oh please tell me
Rip off that dark shadowy veil
Break free from the clutching jail
Play forth your bold and favored card
TRUMP! At their faces, go laugh hard
Open the box and look what's in
Enjoy the feast, and let the show begin!


Anonymous said...

Hullo All!
Welcome to the poetry potluck!
I hope you all have a great time here!
Your participation in every way will be most appreciated! :)

Please note that McLinky stays open from Sunday 8pm CST till Tuesday 8pm CST... And you may link up to 3 poems here! HOW COOL IS THAT!! :)

Enjoy, and thanks for everything!

Love and Best Regards,

Anonymous said...

This looks fantastic Ladies...Well Done. Now, where's my pen?

Amanda said...

We are so very excited to be here and hope you all have a great time. The theme/cue is fairly open and wide.. you can write from a variety of stuff...there are no restrictions on imagination! We are welcoming you with open arms and hope you will enjoy your time here. Looking forward to see you here. Thanks everyone, a special thanks to my partner Kavita and Ji, without you we can't do it all:: Sending you all much love. ~ Amanda

Jingle said...

let the party begin,
I have bring lots of treats to share,
Happy Monday!

RiikaInfinityy said...

Wooo the link is working great XD~

Anonymous said...

Thank you for everything, Riika! :)

RiikaInfinityy said...

=3~oh btw...the three poems linked have to be related to the video or the theme =O

buttercup said...

You can write whatever you want and no, does not have to be realted at all. Feel free to post whatever you want. Thanks for everything my friend xx

Emmanuel Ibok said...

Rock on Amanda and Kavita...


buttercup said...

Thanks Em, it means a lot coming from you my friend xxx Much love xx

Linda Bob Grifins Brin Korbetis said...

Amanda and Kavita:

At our open house party, many poets submitted their poems, many have specific poem links, they may expect us to link in for them, well, let me check to ask them....

Thanks for the outstanding job!
Happy Monday!

Anonymous said...

@Tracy: Thank youuuuu :)

@Riika: Watch it, see what comes to mind, and WRITE ON!!! :))) 3 chances to do so! hehe

@Emmanuel: Thank you so much, dear friend...

@Jingle: That would be awesome, Ji! Let's get as many poets and poems here.. the more, the merrier! :)

TALON said...

So fun! Can't wait to read all the fabulous poems!

buttercup said...

You Rock Talon...thanks so much for posting and being here:) Together it's going to be so much fun!! xxx Much love xx

Anonymous said...

Thanks for letting me join in the fun...I was a rebel, and didn't write from the video theme, but, hey...it's my first time, and I write Love poetry. :) I really like Poetry Potluck!! Tasty :)

Ankita said...



RiikaInfinityy said...

>:) I hooked something up but WP is giving me troubles again, it always does :P I will get the second poem up on a roll >=P~ and meantime I should enjoy others' work XD

Someone is Special said...


Here is my work..

First Waters

Thirsty Waters

As I viewing this from secure network, I am not able to see Mr.Linky, so can someone link in these links...


--Someone Is Special--

Linda Bob Grifins Brin Korbetis said...

Someone is special, I could not find the comment box for your first entry...
please check or write a sample comment for yourself first...

buttercup said...

I also could not find it Ji...let us know when you have done so Someone...and if I can help in any way, let me know xx Much love x

Someone is Special said...

@ Jingle

Thanks Ji.. I have checked and sorted out the issue..

--Someone Is Special--

buttercup said...

Thanks Riika and A.S...SOOOO EXCITED. Hope you all have fun x

Linda Bob Grifins Brin Korbetis said...


Click on the title of this post,
look at the very button of the entries, there is a blue button saying, add you link, you must click on the button, then it opens up, there will be three empty boxes, first enter your link, then your name, and your email in the 3rd box...
Good luck!

if you still have trouble, leave your link in the comment, I will help you.

Someone is Special said...

@ Jingle

Ji, it is not the issue here but it is the issue in my network.. I can't see any linky, to see I have to go a net cafe..

Thanks Ji for updating and now you can comment Ji...

--Someone Is Special--

RiikaInfinityy said...

Sorry about the inlink thing, I tried to sue McLinky for the first time but well...I cannot register for some reasons >.< thats why I used inlink :x Sorry for the trouble caused =/

buttercup said...

Thanks so much Jingle, all worked out..Riika, it's fine darling, it's all growing pains and we will work it out. Someone, I will log you in...thanks for letting us know:)

Linda Bob Grifins Brin Korbetis said...

I love this kind of link, this is the first time, thus people have some trouble, next time, everything will be perfect..

relax, I love what you have done!

Someone is Special said...

@ buttercup and all the officials

Thank you so much... It's our community we will work to make this grand success..

My Request, read as many poems as possible and leave a comment with your link.. Because poets should know what readers feel, which will help them to grow better...

--Someone Is Special--

Anonymous said...

@Riika: Whatever you have done here, IS AWESOME!! Inlink rocks!! SO DO YOU!! :)

@Someone is Special: I concur!! Share, read, comment AND enjoy!!

So far, potluck seems rocking..thanks to all!! Yaaayy!!
And the reading begins! :)

buttercup said...

I agree with what you are saying Kavi...and thanks "Someone" for your so wise comment..my answer on yours...DITTO!!! Riika, it's rocking and we cannot be more excited....me and Kavi are in constant contact on gmail talk....we are like children :) To everyone here (the most important one JINGLES) thanks so very much!!! Come on everyone...let your pen do the walking/talking/writing:) :) :) :)
Much love xxxx

Anonymous said...

I tried posting my Link several times, it keeps showing as without any Thumbnail.. :(

This is the Link-

Anonymous said...

Yay! Link added! :D :D

This is great! Might put up links to some old stuff too.

Amanda said...

So happy to see you here Olivia and DP....we will sort the little problems with McLinky and please post older stuff too...it is most welcoming!! SOOOOOOO HAPPY TO HAVE YOU ALL HERE :):):) Mwha xxx

Amanda said...

So happy to see you here Olivia and DP....we will sort the little problems with McLinky and please post older stuff too...it is most welcoming!! SOOOOOOO HAPPY TO HAVE YOU ALL HERE :):):) Mwha xxx

RiikaInfinityy said...

Ah for the links that goes without thumbnail even after u clicked, sometimes it will be like this, I have no idea why also...maybe you can try using a different browser to upload the link or clear your internet cache which I tried, the link and the image might work again, because I have that problem when I tried to link up my work in OSI last time and I can't solve it as well.

Anonymous said...

Thanks Amanda..
This post looks so cool.. I feel so excited looking around the buzz.. This rocks.. Way to go..

Loads of Love to you, Kavita and Riika..

Alethea said...

This seems like fun..
Great job Kavita, Amanda and Jingle. I'm really looking forward to all the poems.
I was having a little trouble with the link. I hope I did it right. Please check if you can view my post and let me know..
thanks :)

Eaton Bennett aka Berenice Albrecht said...

This looks like great fun, thank you for the invitation to join in.
Passionate Fiction

Eaton Bennett aka Berenice Albrecht said...
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Harshika said...

heya !! i'm already on it!!! this is so cool :D

here are my poetry links :




Anonymous said...

Hey all,

After having read all the posts that are up so far I have to say... What a wonderful forum filled with talented and insightful writers. Be Inspired Today! Love and Light, Sender

Anonymous said...

fun fun fun way to start the week

signed...bkm said...

I am in...thanks for the invite...bkm

RiikaInfinityy said...

A drink anyone?:D

And let the dance begins...

Anonymous said...

@Olivia: Hi! So glad to see you here, and sorry about the initial quirks.. I can understanding how annoying they can be! grrr.. But now, that's behind us, and what's ahead is some AWESOME poetry.. yaayyy!! :))

@Alethea: ooohhh... thanks for participating, girl! You rock!!! :)

@Eaton: Thank you for the kind wishes.. and so glad to see you here!! We really appreciate it!

@Sender: Thank you for the support and kind words.. your participation here is most valued!

@unprecedentedintellectual: thanks for everything, my friend! Yaaaayyyyy ... Verse on, and Read on!! :)

@DeadPoet: HUUURAAAAHH!! You are here! :) Me is very happy, DP! Hope you are liking it here...

@Bkm: Thank you for the participation, bkm... your support is our key!!

@Riika: Me me me !! Come on, let's dance!!! :))

dustus said...

Happy Monday! Best wishes.
Kavita, you're awesome :)

Anonymous said...

tq olivia for the invitation and hi jingle, amanda and kavita! nice job. added my link in. is it alright? just in case it is not, here's my maiden post to your pot. enjoy this very very old posting of mine.. http://fiveloaf.wordpress.com/2009/11/19/fragrance-from-the-east/

Anonymous said...

hi my friends-- this will be fun! I'm linking to 2 poems from last year, before I got involved in any of these online groups. So you haven't seem them before unless you have browsed back in my blog. Not sure why the 2nd one came up w/ a frog instead of the image ;-) They kindof link to the video...

william manson said...

excellent, glad to be here :)

Unknown said...

Dear Jingle, I have added my collection of poetry. Please enjoy :)

wiserskydiver said...

written for a Kool, Kind, Krazzy friend i made koinsidentaly


i wrote a poem
i made it for all to see
how would i know so would she

read it through
cherished her 1st comment
made friends in an instant
astronomy one could say
enjoyed the company
with every memory shared it was like deja vu written

all my life i only heard of this
strangers making past and future unite
how would i know she would read it too
connection so strong distances cant deny

beautiful as her eyes so does she write
now iam reading her thoughts
thinking why did we talk
she and i both remain puzzled
astronomy one could say
finally i write this asking to make sense
for projections of visions are read and fools dont understand

Amanda said...

@Alethea: So happy to see you here girl:)

@Eaton: Awesome to see you here...thanks so much for linking!

@Sender: You know I value your support so much my friend. Mwah x

@unprecedentedintellectual: thanks for linking and being here :):) FUN FUN

@DeadPoet: So much fun to have you here DP...ENJOY!!!!!

@Bkm: Thank you for BEING HERE, it means so much!!


@ Harshika: Awesome to have you linked in my friend...you make me smile and thanks so much!!

@ Adam: You know how much your support mean to us...thanks from the heart my dear friend ~ Hugs x

@ Marilynn:- LOL...love froggies :) so happy to have your support here my friend, we value you so much. Hugs x

@ William: Whoohoo, am very greatful for your support and welcome...let's have fun!! xx

@ Set: YOU ROCK my friend, thanks so much for linking!! Hugs x

@ Wiser: Awesome, welcome and thanks for linking!! xx

Anonymous said...

@Wiser: You really should post/link this up, you know! It's awesome!!

Btw, I just put mine up...AT LONG LAST!! :)) Lazy me! ;-)

Anonymous said...

I just linked mine up! Killer migraine right now so I won't be able to do any reading this moment, but will as soon as I feel better!

This looks awesome ladies!!
Thanks for making this happen...everyone!


Bing Yap said...

sorry it has been hectic here (and i'm late) but now that i've seen our prompt, i can't wait to sit down and let the creative juices flow. the team has done a great job!!! kudos to you kavita, amanda and jingle!

Linda Bob Grifins Brin Korbetis said...

welcome, fiveloaf, pinklady, heartspell, Annie, and everyone else...
Happy Monday!

24 hours to go, keep writing,
keep sharing!

Amanda said...

Thanks Annie, Bing, Heartspell,Jingle and everyone for your support, outstanding poems and making this happen. We are so proud to have you here! Whoohooo Poetry Potluck ROCKS!!!!! Tra la la la la ...Hugs xxxx

Unknown said...

here is a link to a poem i wrote just now for the potluck


Anonymous said...

my last two for the week? - enjoy haha! pls be informed though that i reserve my copyright for whatever i have offered up for sharing. have a nice day my poet buddies.. :)

Amanda said...

@ Gary: Thanks so much for posting and linking...you are awesome:)

@ Fiveload: Your point are noted and respected...thanks for sharing your talent with us...You are a treasure in this community my friend xxx

@ Katherine : You rock girlfriend...so happy to see you here!!!

@ GJK:- Happy to see you back and thanks so much for writing again...just for Poetry Potluck!! We are honored to have your presence here xx

@ EVERYONE of YOU I have not mentioned....thanks from the heart...we can't be here without YOU...and know that you are appreciated. Hugssssss oxoxoxo

Anonymous said...

You girls are amazing..
You're doing an excellent job..
I'm so honored to be a part of this respectable poetry community and most of all, honored to know you and be your friend.

I'll try posting a new poem, but unfortunately I don't have something new for the time being :(

Amanda said...

@ Noha...Thanks so much for your comment, making us very happy! Please feel free to post an older poem too (up to 3)!! Lovely to see you here ! Hugs xx

Anonymous said...

I'm late getting here, but still have to say this is a wonderful place for poetry and friendship. Thanks, Jingle, for the invitation.

A couple of poems for the Potluck:



Best wishes to all for a great experience.

Anonymous said...

This is a great thing. I hope I can keep up with everyone's poetry. :)

Bing Yap said...

yipeeeeee i have finally posted mine-

The Masquerade

again, congrats for a job well done! indeed, poetry potluck ROCKS!!!

Anonymous said...

@suzanneburgos: It's never too late, Suzanne! You are well in time :) Thank you for participating at the potluck with 2 lovely poems! This is awesome!! Much love to you...

@83october: heheh.. I can totally understand, 83! Take your time, and visit at your convenience.. but most importantly, HAVE A GREAT TIME! :)) Thank you for your participation and appreciation... this means a lot to us!!

Dennis Go said...

Thanks Jingle for inviting me in. I salute you guys for keeping poetry alive and well!

Anonymous said...

Hi guys, it took me a while to find you guys, and am glad I did. I posted one of my poems in another section, so hope you get a chance to see it.

Caty said...

Thanks Jingle, for the invite to this weekly fun :) I just posted an old one for this week. Have a great one!

Claudia said...

thanks jingle for inviting me - wouldn't have seen it - you're great!

RiikaInfinityy said...


If only he make a wish...

Let the dance begins

Grab a glass of wine and let the dance begins...

Fallen Angel

Is it because I love God too much that driven me to insanity?

Last share for the day :D~ Happy Poetry Potluck everyone~^^

Gabriela Abalo said...

Thank you so much for the invitation!
I'm up with my 3 contribution and on the go to read others.

Happy poetry potluck!


Anonymous said...

thanks for the invite and for putting this together, ladies! you all rock! such a cool idea plus, i LOVE phantom of the opera :)

Anonymous said...

Thank you submitted two. Will look at others' submittals. How fun!

John (@bookdreamer) said...

Wells I've done as I were asked. It were me thoughts as I waited three hours with me son for something we could have done in 5 minutes in a chemist!!!

JamieDedes said...

Fabulous job you guys! Thank you! and thank you Jingle. It looks great. I will visit sites, but will not post a poem until next Sunday ... busy, busy ... getting caught up with blog visits and other such ....

Happy Poetry Pot Luck ...

Hugs all around ...

Anonymous said...

I am again without a thumbnail.. LOL
I really appreciate how you are doing it-- you linking my poem and sending me fellow poets to read and appreciate.. What more one could ask for? Very well done.. this is like a real carnival.. real feast.. real party and fun
I thank each one of you for making this a huge success..

Blog on everyone..

Amanda said...

@ Dennis...awesome to have you in!!

@ Shane.. Will for sure find it and thanks for linking!!

@ Caty..You have a great week too and thanks for being here

@ Claudia.. Happy you're here :) :)

@ Rikka..Baby...YOU ROCK!!!!

@ Gabrriela...You are so very welcome and thanks for linking!!

@ Arspoetica.. :) :) Ditto!!!

@ Tasit..We love you and thanks so much for linking x

@ John...Thanks John, your comment made me laugh!! Hugs x

@ Jamie..Happy to see you here my friend and take your time:)

@ Olivia...No problem Olivia..just happy to have you here.


Jingle, Kavita and Amanda oxoxoxox

Anonymous said...

Are you doing this every week? I can't participate this week, but I'd like to next week.

Linda Bob Grifins Brin Korbetis said...

yes, every week.
welcome linking up next Monday, Lisa.

Rajlakshmi said...

i too have added my links :) just hope I got them correct...
glad to be a part :D

Amanda said...

@ Lisa ...Would love to see you in, look forward to it.

@Rajlakshmi..You have done it perfectly, thans for being here :) xx

Anonymous said...

@frayedges: Yes, we will be doing this every week, sweetie! It's okay if you cannot participate this week... we all understand.. And we would LOVE to have you here next week, and whenever you can! Thank you for asking, and showing your interest... We really appreciate that!
Love you!! And we hope all's well with you.. Take care..

Mandy, Jin & Kavz :)

Anonymous said...

Wow this site is rocking! Glad to see so many friends here, great job to you ladies, Ji, Kavita & Amanda, it's working good :)
I'm thrilled to participate with an old poem, and will visit poets later tonight. Have a great week guys :)

Anonymous said...

I think I'm late, well then next week it will be :)
Happy Pot Luck everyone :)

Anonymous said...

oh no..missed this! Great work Kavita & Amanda

Anonymous said...

@Magia: Next week is not too far away now.. in no time, we have our second potluck!! It's so good to see you here though... and WE WOULD LOVE to have you participate this coming Monday! Thank you for your appreciation, sweetie... :)

@Keshav: Thank you for stopping by, K.. it's alright if you missed this one.. the next potluck is on its way!! Will drop you a reminder just so you don't miss it... We would be delighted to have you participate in the potluck!!

Anonymous said...

halo buddies, please remind me again and again that I am not so smart but how do i get to read all the postings posted in the potluck from our fellow poets? :)

Uma Anandane said...

Huh..too late I believe...thanks Jingle for inviting me in.
I am following you and Join me in your blogroll

Next time Hope I will post my 3 links :)

Anonymous said...

@Fiveloaf: To read the poems by our fellow poets here, click on the individual (photo) link towards the end of this post.. (there 139 of them!! yaaayyy) Each link will open up a page directly taking you to the respective poem.. Thanks for your time, FL.. hugs!

@Uma: We would be delighted to have you participate in the upcoming potluck.. You will be able to register anytime between Sunday (8pm CST) and Tuesday (8pm CST), and submit up to 3 poems here... Please do join us in the fun! Thanks...

Jingle said...

Dear poets:

your link will appear in our blogroll by this Thursday,
Please allow me some time....
All the best!
Happy Happy Wednesday!

Anonymous said...

Thanks Kavita, Amanda, and Jingle! I will join up next time. Your site looks great and what a turnout! Congrats!

Anonymous said...

@Lisa: Huurraaay!! Looking forward to see you here this coming weekend! :)
Thanks for the kind wishes and encouragement! :)

Pravin Nair said...

wow great job.Jingle(as always), Amanda and kavita, fantastic stuff..I am looking forward to link myself here..Hope I am welcome :-)

Once again, let me repeat: Grreat Stuffff :)

Pravin Nair said...

Oh and here's my link to three poems:




hope it is fine..thanks once again :)

Deborah said...

Thanks for the invite Jingle, this looks great, I haven't got anything this week but looking forward to reading all the other posts :o)

Anonymous said...

Hi ladies... bit confused with the time-differences, especially seeing as both CST and GMT (Greenwich Mean Time, where I am, in the UK), are observing Daylight Saving Time. So do you actually mean that it starts at 8pm CDT (Central Daylight Time)? I think that would then keep he time difference the same (minus 5 hours for CDT from our Daylight Saving Time). Damn whatever it's like 1am for me... I'll miss getting linked properly huh? could one of you mail me or comment on my blog about this asap? Thanks so much

Luke (WordSalad)


JamieDedes said...

Well, back again. Catching up. What a fabulous response! Congratulations!

Hugs all around ...

Bill Cook said...

Made it in time! I didn't think I would. My post: http://beginningpoetry.wordpress.com/2010/09/20/for-the-birds/

I look forward to reading the many poets posting here. - bill

Anonymous said...

I can't believe I missed the potluck this week! But I will enjoy reading everyone else's poems! Keep up the good work. http://www.benjity.wordpress.com