This is an advance announcement for the Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Poetry Fishbowl. This time the theme will be "nonsexual intimacies."
I'll be soliciting ideas for friends, touch buddies, counselors, bodyworkers, troubled relationships, zucchini
, parents and children, siblings, work partners, touching, sleeping together (without sex), cuddling, expecting the unexpected, caregiving, dancing, feeding each other, eye gazing
, spotting patterns, learning about each other, bedrooms, lairs, liminal zones, massage parlors, cuddle parties, counseling offices, support groups, quiet rooms, other private places, skin hunger, headwork, bodywork, body maps
, unusual vulnerabilities, The Cuddle Sutra
, power exchange, aftercare, levels of intimacy in communication
, radical transformation, openness, and poetic forms in particular.
I also wrote a whole series of posts about nonsexual intimacies
, divided into sections. Everything there is fair game here.
I have a linkback poem, "Spontaenous Vacations" (10 verses, Schrodinger's Heroes
If you're interested, mark the date on your calendar, and please hold actual prompts until the "Poetry Fishbowl Open" post next week. (If you're not available that day, or you live in a time zone that makes it hard to reach me, you can leave advance prompts. I am now.) Meanwhile, if you want to help with promotion, please feel free to link back here or repost this on your blog.
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