Mindlovemisery's Menagerie

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About

Yves aka Mindlovemisery

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“I live in Sweden with my husband and my daughter. Mindlovemisery reflects the subjects most extensively explored in my poetry. Mind- philosophy, psychology, mental illness, society Love- loss, unrequited, infatuations and obsessions, sex, true love, new love, relationships of all sorts both dysfunctional and sublime Misery- childhood trauma, Depression, living with PTSD, the search for meaning, loneliness, spiritual dilemmas grief, social ineptitude etc. I started Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie in order to expand the weekly prompt I was hosting at my personal blog. I love inspiring others!”

Yves cohosts the Writing Prompt on Sunday and hosts The Wordle on Monday

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Oloriel

“Oloriel is a poet and artist hailing from Belgrade, Serbia, where she toils away writing poetry, stories, doing digital art, photography, cooking, collecting stamps, among many other things. She enjoys inspiring people to write raw and write honest, and is a vehement fighter against anything classified as “rules”. You can always find her at her blog olorielmoonshadow.wordpress.com, and write to her about anything”

Oloriel cohosts the Writing Prompt on Sunday

NEKNEERAJ

An egalitarian. A poet. A fiction writer. A millennial generation Scorpio born with Saturn in the eighth house. A student of mathematics, ultra sensitive human, and inclined towards the mysteries of subconscious world, parallel universes, and dark matter.

There is nothing grand with this chap, just an ordinary guy with extraordinary determination. He writes about emotions.

NEKNEERAJ hosts the Photo Prompt on Tuesdays.

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Kristjaan

“Hi all,

This is Kristjaan I am a haiku poet living in The Netherlands. I am married and father of four and granddad of seven. I write haiku since the late eighties and in 2005 I wrote my first English haiku. Since then I became a wellknown haiku poet around the globe and in 2011 ten haiku were included in a worldwide anthology.

In 2012 I started Carpe Diem Haiku Kai a daily haiku meme. And now 2015 I will become part of Mindlove misery’s menagerie and be your host for a weekly prompt on Fridays.

I am looking forward to a great time and I hope to inspire you all.”

Kristjaan hosts The Haiku Prompt on Wednesday

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Michael

Michael was once a teacher and is now a man of retired means. He loves to create words and story, dabbles a bit in poetry and runs his blog at Morpethroad. He likes to entertain anyone who wanders past his blog.  He has been blogging since June 2013.  He believes story is a bunch of words thrown together in such an order as to make sense.

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Lorraine

“All who wander are not lost” JRR Tolkien. I’ve been wandering, searching for my tao. I discovered the cyberverse in the fall of 2009. I’m a walker, talker (to myself), and writer. I love creativity, whimsy, and serendipity. I believe in fairies, parallel universes and the power of one. I’ve been a lot of things: teacher, editor, public relations, and care-giver.”

Michael and Lorraine host Tale Weavers on Thursday

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Bastet

“I love to read…I like to write…I’ve traveled the world and seen the sights. I’m past my prime and feel so young, especially when near the young. I’m writing this blog, to remember, to think and to share…with the hopes that someone else will make a comment that will stimulate new thoughts and pathways. Actually, I’m a gabber, so the logical extension of gabbing is blogging! ;-)”

Bastet hosts the Saturday Mix on Saturdays

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Mandi

“Lovely to meet you. I’m a Canadian girl who loves the local sports scene in her city. The NHL and CFL are my regular sports domains but I’ve been getting into the NFL games as well. Go Oilers! First time in the playoffs in eleven-years! I enjoy yoga, drawing with pencil and charcoal; adult colouring books; classes or short seminars on a variety of subjects — but especially writing and art. I love dogs but I can’t have one right now and I enjoy hanging out with friends and family. I am absolutely in love with writing. I’m slowly editing a novel which has taken years to write, check me out on Wattpad @mandibelle16. The novel is called ‘How Was Last Night?’ by A.M. Wilson and is a paranormal romance. On my blog I take part in flash fiction challenges, short stories, poetry, and some nonfiction pieces. Nonfiction writing includes blogger/writer interviews, current events, quotes, entertainment, fashion, beauty, and relationships. Check out some of my published poetry and short fiction on http://www.spillwords.com, Silver Bell Press Online, and SickLitMagazine online. Thank you! Happy to have you stop by. Browse as long as you please!”

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Dylan

“Dylan here. Currently residing in the Pacific Northwest, I spend a lot of time missing the sun. The rain is good for writing though, which helps as I am a PhD student in North American History. When I am not pouring over dissertation drafts, I write short fiction, play tabletop games, and work on my very amateur drawing skills.
My love of the Gothic, Americana myth, general spookiness, and pulp fiction is reflected over at Machete Diplomacy where I post fiction and the occasional poem.”
Mandi and Dylan host the Music Prompt/Finish it off Fridays

34 comments on “About

  1. CC Champagne
    May 5, 2014

    Maybe I’m presumptuous having only attended the past few prompts, but why don’t you have a ‘badge’ type thing participants can put in their sidebars? It’s the first place I look when I’m sniffing around for new prompt-sites on other people’s blogs, and I’d love for others to find these amazing prompts!

    • mindlovemisery
      May 5, 2014

      That is a great idea but I am not savvy enough with the computer to produce one haha I will ask Oloriel though she has incredible design skills XD

  2. Prajakta
    November 6, 2014

    Ah! I had no idea how to contact you, hence posting here. Januz Miralles – I love his work! Maybe you can use his photographs as a photo prompt 🙂 Just a suggestion!

    You can delete this comment btw.

  3. Beth Ayer
    March 20, 2015

    Hi all,

    These are great prompts. I post weekly found poetry prompts at foundpoetryreview.com, and am always looking for new ideas. Let me know if you’d like to guest post! beth.ayer@foundpoetryreview.com.

    http://www.foundpoetryreview.com/category/poetry-prompts/ will give you a sense of the types of things I post.

    Cheers,
    Beth

    • mindlovemisery
      March 22, 2015

      Hi this is Yves =)

      Thank you for your wonderful offer and your encouragements. We have several authors here at MLMM was there someone in particular you were interested in? Or a specific prompt that appealed to you?

  4. Paris Carter
    June 26, 2015

    Hey, I’m Paris Carter owner and operator of The Bibliomaniacs, a writing/book review site. We’re launching our new magazine in the Fall. And I was wondering if you were interested in submitting a short story, essay, or poem. Please contact me if you’re interested!

    • mindlovemisery
      June 26, 2015

      Hi thank you so much for contacting me and for your generous offer =) My mom is coming from overseas to visit and I am about to go pick her up from the airport. She will be staying for a week, after that I will look through my poetry and send something =) Are there any restrictions/requirements?

      • Paris Carter
        June 26, 2015

        We’re looking for short stories, poetry, and essays. We have a 8,000 word count for the short stories and essays, but for the poetry we’re a more lenient as long as it excessive of over 45 lines. The name of our magazine is Catharsis Literary Magazine. As the name suggests, we’re looking for emotional heavy works dramas, realistic fiction, or experimental fiction. Even though we lean more towards realistic work, we still love to hear works of other genres science fiction, romance, dystopian as long as they have a focus on character and emotion. Same goes for poetry. Emotionally charged poetry.

      • mindlovemisery
        August 2, 2015

        I wasn’t sure how to submit

        Title: Cradle
        Author: Yves K. Morrow

        I snatch your angels

        From the waves

        Of a treacherous silence,

        A box apart from

        The residual graves.

        As simple as a moon

        Fashioned of clay

        My self recriminations

        Spring up helter-skelter

        In moments overcast.

        How could I have lost you

        When I held on with all my might?

        What can fix perfection

        And if not you

        Then what can I alter

        Without covering up

        These essential lies,

        These transparencies

        Which distinguish

        One void from the next.

        We were quite the pair

        Miscreants starved for reason,

        Two perfects eggs

        In a cycling bath.

        My courage no longer raw

        I cling to a barren science.

        Your kisses thieving worms,

        Your eyes retracted halos

        How can I die in the cradle

        Of such a gorgeous silhouette?

  5. Fae Little
    October 15, 2015

    Perhaps it is one too many things, but we of Team Netherworld were hoping you might consider adding a Haibun prompt on occasion. We really like them! I created this one recently and am hoping it might inspire you to bring back the Haibun! I don’t know if you ever did Haibun prompts on this blog, but I am remembering the Haibun Thinking blog that you used to have.

    http://peppersfetch.blogspot.com/2015/10/astriferous-artifact.html

    • mindlovemisery
      October 15, 2015

      I have never done a Haibun or hosted a Haibun prompt though some of the members at MLMM do have experience with the Haibun. I had actually thought to add it with the haiku prompt as an option because it is a great form.
      Kristjaan Panneman hosts the haiku prompt I will mention it to him and see what he thinks XD

  6. tjparis
    January 16, 2016

    Just discovered your blog and am looking forward to reading you poetry and enjoying the images you choose to augment the writing. Best wishes from Western Australia. TJ Paris

    • Paloma
      January 16, 2016

      We’re so glad you’re here 🙂
      All the best to you
      Paloma, on behalf of everyone at MLMM

      • tjparis
        January 16, 2016

        Thanks so very much! Hope you have a lovely weekend! TJ

      • Paloma
        January 16, 2016

        You too, TJ

    • mindlovemisery
      January 19, 2016

      Awww thank you so much! I look forward to getting to know each other

      • tjparis
        January 19, 2016

        Thanks! Tj

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  9. sharingiscaring00
    June 16, 2016

    Hey it’s a pleasure to meet you and know more of you and your talents. Keep up the great blog and writing. ~Jackie

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  12. C thehappymeerkat
    September 22, 2016

    You have such wonderful prompts. I came here through the recommendation of Oloriel from http://olorielmoonshadow.wordpress.com/ . I write poetry, though only recently became confident to publish it. I look forward to reading more of your blog, if you’ll have me :).

    • Oloriel
      September 23, 2016

      Welcome, and feel free to jump right in and create! Trust me, once you get inspired, there is no stopping! 🙂

      • C thehappymeerkat
        September 23, 2016

        🙂 I will, feeling inspired already. It’s like a recent creativity door that’s been locked for some years, has opened and creativity has started pouring out of me. I hope it never ends :).!!

      • mindlovemisery
        September 24, 2016

        How exciting!

  13. pure2core
    November 2, 2016

    I am 43 year old Indian moved in recently to america with my husband . i have been reading your poetries long since i’ve known Jingle poetry entries. I would love to attempt the word prompt when ever i have leisure time.. i love improving on my poetic skills. please let me know how and where do i find the poetic prompts.

  14. Sasha
    December 5, 2016

    Hi!I have started something to let people know each other.Click here to know more https://sasha1010blog.wordpress.com/2016/12/05/lets-know-each-other-4/

  15. writeshewill
    May 26, 2017

    Why do I always find these wonderful places in the middle of the night when my brain is on empty? Be back tomorrow.

    Are you guys on Twitter?

    • mindlovemisery
      May 27, 2017

      As individuals some of us do have a Twitter accounts/Facebook accounts but the group doesn’t formerly have one. I look very forward to seeing you at group!

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