Sunday, October 28, 2012

Poetry Pantry - #121

The Poetry Pantry
2nd Chance Poems or 1st time shares

Hi Poets - Happy Almost Halloween to you all.  How are you doing this week? Hope you all have found poetic inspiration since we met here last Sunday. And hope your life has brought you good things.  It is always nice to look forward to spending time with you sharing poetry on Sunday.

Even if you wrote your poem for another site originally, consider also including a link back to Poetry Pantry to spread the word and the joy of poetry and help others to discover our site. I have been heartened by the number of people who really have gotten into the habit of visiting a large number of fellow poets.  Please try to visit as many other poets as you can. 

If you see someone's name you don't recognize, stop in and say "Welcome."  And if you are a person new to this site, the best way to be known is to visit others' sites.  If you are someone who links on the second day, the best thing for you to do is visit others' sites as well; and hopefully they will then return your visit. And don't forget to leave a comment here at this site after you link.  Even if just to say hi to your poet friends.

And is the procedure:  Each Sunday we start a new post with a New Mr. Linky for you. This is so that you can post a link to a poem in your blog. The link will close Monday at 8:00 p.m. (CDT), but you can still visit the links of those who have posted them.

There 3 simple rules:

1. Link only 1 poem per week.  If you link more than one, anything after #1 will be removed.

2. Please visit several other poems linked here when you link to yours. Please
don't just link and run, waiting for others to visit you. 

3. Leave a comment after you have posted
your link.  I find that people who leave comments tend to be more participatory.  They wish to be part of the community.  A little of this goes a long way.  It feels good for all.


  1. My goodness, second poem in the pantry. Maybe there is an advantage in being 12 hours ahead of GMT!
    To all those on the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S I hope that storm withers!

    Love & peace,

  2. Thanks for the prompt Mary... and to all at PU for making it such a fab blog to post to :)

  3. I hope everyone enjoys a nice Sunday and a good week.

  4. Hello from the rainy east coast of the US, where a random and capricious storm is heading our way. Thanks for the opportunity to post here!

  5. Good morning to everyone, hope you all have a great day. I will be back to post my entry tonight or tomorrow but will start visiting today.

  6. Hopefully this week will be a little less busy, looking forward to reading, take care.

  7. Nice to be back at the Pantry. Have a happy Sunday everyone.

  8. Hi, please remove my first submission. Accidentally that was posted.

  9. Thanks as always for this forum! And happy National Chocolate Day! A Limerick for National Chocolate Day

  10. It's a very grey mid-day in the Philadelphia area. I posted a cemetery poem--not quite Halloween--and will be back later to read and enjoy.

  11. Decided to post my spooky poem today - many of you have already read it. Looking forward to trekking through your lovely offerings this morning!

  12. The latest could go on and on and on, but I decided I'd reached a good stopping point and it was time to blog it.

  13. I am praying for those on the east coast and in Hawaii. May mother nature be kind.

    I'm looking forward to meeting some new poets. Thanks for hosting this link exchange rain or shine. :)

  14. I've posted a haiku regarding the Halloween spirit. Thank you.

    Sayantini Bhattacharya


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