Tag Archives: Twitter

Tiny, True Stories in 130 Characters (and the latest issue of Creative Nonfiction)

“Can you tell a true story in a single tweet?” This is the challenge posed by Creative Nonfiction magazine. Entrants post their microessays on Twitter and tag them with #cnftweet. @cnfonline favourites the daily winners, creating a longlist from which … Continue reading

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Chef Shane Brierly

A New Zealand-born, Australian-trained Chef in Việt Nam With his passion for travel and cooking, executive chef Shane Brierly has lived and cooked in Australia, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Kazakhstan, and now Việt Nam. Now at the five-star Lifestyle Resort Danang, (currently … Continue reading

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5 Very Short Twitter Poems

Micropoetry for dVerse Poets Open Link Night, Week 46 . Cirrus Clouds and Contrails cirrus clouds and contrails brilliant summer azure at 40,000 feet I know the sky is the same blue there— I drift in idle daydreams of the … Continue reading

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Big Night Ahead (more found-tweet poetry)

Dirty thong on the sidewalk, spandex in this mall— Dear Ethan, bring a condom! One day late, this is poem 19, for day 19 of National Poetry Month. (Today’s poem will appear in a few hours.) Found this nasty little poem in my … Continue reading

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Found Tweet-Poetry

I don’t normally do found poetry, or at least I didn’t before I started playing with my book spines. Yesterday, a poem simply popped out of my tweet stream at me. I’m often amazed by how tweets from several different … Continue reading

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Sudden Freedom

Another teeny tiny story. Another #cnftweet win. The prize, a retweet by Creative Nonfiction Magazine Online (@cnfonline). http://twitter.com/ChrisGNguyen/statuses/181039126848610304

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Word Playground

Words slide off one tongue roll off another see-saw on a third in the language playground Thanks to @Marousia who supplied the inspiration for this poem, which is my reply to one she posted on Twitter: Words/ wanted to see /what they … Continue reading

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