This poem is spillover from the January 3, 2016 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by a prompt from lone_cat
. It also fills the "captive" square in my 1-1-17 card
for the Dark Fantasy Bingo fest. This poem belongs to the Antimatter & Stalwart Stan
thread of the Polychrome Heroics
This microfunded poem is being posted one verse at a time, as donations come in to cover them. The rate is $.50/line, so $5 will reveal 10 new lines, and so forth. There is a permanent donation button on my profile page,
or you can contact me for other arrangements. You can also ask me about the number of lines per verse, if you want to fund a certain number of verses.
So far sponsors include: daisiesrockalot
, general fundFULLY FUNDED
129 lines, Buy It Now = $65
Amount donated = $26.50
Verses posted = 14 of 35
Amount remaining to fund fully = $38.50
Amount needed to fund next verse = $3
Amount needed to fund the verse after that = $1.50
Warning: This poem contains some intense topics. Highlight to read the more detailed warnings, some of which are spoilers. It includes legal issues, alternative justice, sudden job loss for cause, emotional shock, temporary public housing, self-doubt, homophobia, confusion, and other angst.
If these are sensitive issues for you, please consider your tastes and headspace before reading onward.( Read more... )