Secrets are sometimes necessary to protect ourselves or others. Sometimes secrets are used to hide something that should be told. Tell us about a time you or your characters shared a secret they never expected to share or kept a secret they never intended to hold so close.
A solid friendship can be our anchor to the world. Friendships evolve and dissolve. Some friendships become our closest relationship and others remain a connection in a context. Tell us a story or share a poem about a friend or friendships that made an impact on you or your character.
We all have fears, but when they take hold of our thoughts, actions, and decisions that is when fear can wreak havoc on our lives or sometimes save our ass! Bring your story or poem of fear. Make us laugh. Make us cry. Make us scared! Bring your friends! Email Michelle Simotas, firstname.lastname@example.org, to be a scheduled reader or come to read on any theme at open mic!
Do you have a story or poem to tell about immigration? Immigration takes great courage and is often filled with struggle, heartbreak, triumph, and joy—-all things that make up great stories and poems. Bring your writing, bring your friends, enjoy your community! Email Michelle Simotas, email@example.com, to be a scheduled reader or come to read on any theme at open mic!
Tell us about failure. Poetry and stories. Fiction or nonfiction, keep us guessing. Sometimes failure makes us great. Other times it is just defeat. Failing at love, friendship, art, spirituality, work. Failure to make it. Failure to pull off mediocrity never mind greatness. Failure. We’ve all failed. Let’s here about your musings with it! Bring your friends! The audience will guess if your failure is a truth or fiction!