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World Poetry Celebrates The Amazing Deborah L. Kelly!

Ariadne’s Notes:

The World Poetry Café was honoured once again to celebrate the talented Deborah  L. Kelly and present her new powerful activist book  Cry of Humanity, Silverbowpublishing.com, 2017 This book still retains the magic and hope of her previous books while meeting world difficulties head on. A must read book available, locally and internationally  which can be purchased through the publisher at http://silverbowpublishing.com/

In addition, music by Pancho and Sal and Susan Cogan as well as an excerpt from Creativity Rocks and one of Sharon’s entertaining Big Bessie short stories read by the wonderful voice of our tech Victor Schwartzman. 









Deborah L.Kelly is an award winning Poet, who Features regularly throughout the Lower Mainland. She is the author of three published books of poetry, and is currently working on her fourth. Her work has been published in India, Uzbekistan and other countries as well.


Deborah’s work takes us into the duality of spirit and mortality; exploring the mysteries of humanity and Divinity. As a poet, I feel it a part of my purpose to inspire and uplift others around me. 

Other link: http://worldpoetry.ca/?p=1163

Website: www.poetrybydeborah.com  Member: Royal City Literary Arts Society (RCLAS) World Poetry Canada North Shore Writer’s Association

Author: Through My Eyes, Silverbowpublishing.com, 2015 Spirit Song, Xpresspublications.com, India, 2015, India orders: Amazon.in;  International: xpresspublications.com Heartworks, Silverbowpublishing.com , 2016 Cry of Humanity, Silverbowpublishing.com, 2017

Awards: Fourth Place Winner, Rabindranath Tagore International Poetry Competition, 2015, India; Honorable Mention 2016, IndiaShortlisted, Vancovuer Rabindranath Tagore Poetry Competition, Honorable Mention 2016 Recipient,  (WIN), Distinguished Poet Award, 2016 Winner, Bharat International Short Story Awards, 2017

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, BEGIN IT. Boldness has GENIUS, POWER, and MAGIC in it. ~ Goethe ~

Beginning; The End

In the continual flow

of lifes spiral,

we see ourselves

reflected in the light

of cosmic ether:

glowing, pure, immortal.

Though our mortal bodies

die, there is no death.

Passing between worlds

with the light speed

of soul ~ tis then we are whole.

Mortal vessel, unable

to transcend, must be

left behind, will never mend.

The beginning, is always

found at the end.

Deborah L. Kelly  (C) All rights reserved by the author.



World Poetry Poetry Proudly Presents Jude Neale from Canada!

The World Poetry Café Radio Show with hosts Ariadne Sawyer, Anita Aguirre Nieveras and host/super tech, Israel Mota welcomed Jude Neale of Bowen Island to the radio show.
A great time was had by all even though there were a few tech difficulties.
Music by Jude Neale, Ariadne and Susan Cogan.

CLICK HERE FOR THE SHOW   (The show seems to have recording problems)


Jude Neale  Blue Gown

Jude Neale  was shortlisted for the Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Prize (Ireland), The  International Poetic Republic Poetry Prize (U.K),The Mary Chalmers Smith Poetry Prize shortlist (UK), The Wenlock International Poetry Prize (UK), The RCLAS International short story and Poetry Competition (Canada) where she placed second in both categories. She was long listed for the  Canadian ReLit Award and the Pat Lowther Award for female writers for her book Only the Fallen Can See (Canada), shortlisted for Editor’s Choice, Hurricane Press (USA), she placed second in the prestigious 2014 Pandora’s Literary Collective Poetry Competition and recently was a finalist in The Magpie Poetry Competition. She  achieved honourable mention in the Royal City Short Story Competitionand and was recently shortlisted twice for The Magpie Poetry Award. She has justlaunched her third collection of poetry, A Quiet Coming of Light, A Poetic Memoir  (leaf press).


Perhaps, you are on a bench
in a park by a river

crying at the sight
of two lovers skating

as if
held aloft by some magical force

You’re a restless ghost tonight
I can’t find the way in to your secrets
and lacy white lies

They press like chloroform
over the mouth piece
of this little black phone

“He’s a Saint” say my friends
as they watch with lips parted

his hands slowly stroke
the supplicant cat

I miss you
I miss your hot breath
suspended like a lantern

my benevolent breasts

I miss you

I miss
your clutch of amazement
that untethered me here

to become a finger point
a sky full of oranges

my rusty Italian
broken into
a thousand different tongues

 Jude Neale (C)

Jude’s new book available on Amazon:

World Poetry Proudly Presents Una Bruhns From Canada!



Ariadne’s Notes: The World Poetry Café Radio Show with hosts Ariadne Sawyer and guest host Anita Aguirre Nieveras and techs Israel Mota (in training) and the master teacher Mehdi welcomed World Poetry Empowered Poet Nominee, author, host ,photographer and videographer Una Bhruns to a fascinating combination of poetry, English and Tagalog; the launching of her  new beautiful book and peace.

Also in the show, the lovely voice of Clara Hsu
her Tuvan performance piece called Kumiss
and the music of Susan Cogan from her new CD The Fields of Friendship.
To listen to this great show CLICK HERE

w.Van Photos





Video Poems
Tribute to Mandela, and  World Peace Poetathon Initiative both on DVD.  Published  In   Best Poets of 2012 (World Poetry Movement)  And Stars In Our Hearts 2013 Creative Writer . .  Published Two Anthologies. Senior Writers at John Braithwaite Community Centre, N. Van.

Working on her second book of poems ( photography in book by Juergen Bruhns
Documentarian    The John Braithwaite story, on DVD at the N. Van Public Library
Mountain Man. .. At The Archives, Lynn Valley, N. Van  . .. DVD
Haiku  . . . . ….    Sakura Award Winner 
Born in Johannesburg South Africa
Immigrated to Canada in 1969

Beautiful new book.

My first Poetry Book








Hello My Friend

Please join me and stay awhile
Let us bridge the gap between
Nations it is time to talk about
Many things . . . Sunrise children,
Berries wars dinosaurs  . . .
Laughter and tears

Stay for a while together we could
Savor the scene, soar with the eagles
Swim with he salmon scavenge with
The seagulls

Imagine if through vanity we thought
We were the universe and then one
Day we discover we were not it!
What an awakening that would be

Let us consider what legacy we would
Leave for future generations in this world?
So let you and I contemplate on peace
Till setting sun the difference we make
Could be life itself

 Una Bruhns  (C)