#Poetryreadathon – Poetry, poetry everywhere Part 1

Join Robbie Cheadle on a poetry readathon!

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I have recently launched a book of poetry, together with fellow South African, Kim Blades. In celebration of this achievement which I have been working on for the past five years, I have decided to host a Poetry Readathon on my blog starting on 1 December 2018 and ending on 15 January 2019.

Part 1 of the Poetry Readathon will comprise of reading and reviewing poetry books. I have selected eight books below for you to choose from if you would like to participate.  You can link to my post and I will share your review on my blog and to my Facebook poetry sharing page as well as other social media.

Part 2 of the Poetry Readathon will comprise posts introducing you to some of the poetry bloggers who don’t have books but who write wonderful poetry and share it on their blogs. If you are a poetry blogger and…

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  1. This sounds like a great idea! I’m going to check out the post.

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    1. Do you have any poetry books out, Rob? You’re very good!

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      1. I’m published in anthologies but never published a book. I’m organizing a book of poems now. I had wanted to have it finished by the first of the year but I also need to make the illustrations, so I may have to move my deadline to spring. Thank you, Jacquie.

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        1. It’ll be wonderful! Keep me in mind for promotion time ❤️

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          1. I hope so. I stopped writing for 20 years, It’s taken at least five years to sharpen my skills. I can see the improvement when I review my earlier posts. Thank you for your encouragement, Jacquie and I will keep you in mind. 🙂

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  2. A very nice concept and share.

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    1. I’m finding a new appreciation for poetry ❤️


      1. Poetry is such an awakening for the senses and adds color to all kinds of writings. It’s journeys into the abstract introduces many marvelous anomalies. Cheers!

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