This poem is spillover from the January 3, 2017 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by a prompt from lone_cat
. It also fills the "strategy" square in my 10-4-17 card
for the Games and Sports Bingo fest. This poem has been sponsored by Anthony & Shirley Barrette. It belongs to the Officer Pink
thread of the Polychrome Heroics
Warning: This poem contains some intense topics. Highlight to read the warnings, some of which are spoilers. Turq and Ansel go to the police station to plan a raid on Mr. Dipper's place, and being there makes Turq anxious. There are awkward interpersonal complications, food insecurity, hypervigilance, stage fright, references to faginy and child abuse, poor self-image, and other challenges.
If these are difficult issues for you, please consider your tastes and headspace before reading onward. Understand that this is a major plot point, so skipping it would leave a gap.( Read more... )