This poem is spillover from the March 7, 2017 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by a prompt from sweet_sparrow
. It also fills the "creative solutions to limits" square in my 3-1-17 card
for the Disability Bingo fest. This poem has been sponsored by Anthony & Shirley Barrette. It belongs to the Calliope
thread of the Polychrome Heroics
Warning: This poem includes some touchy topics. Highlight to read the warnings, some of which are spoilers. It has emotional upheavals, Vagary's continued stress over Calliope not wanting to do things with him, Calliope's continued stress over his closeness, tornado formation, interrupted therapy session, which triggers Vagary's abandonment issues, unexpected changes in superpowers, Calliope looming over Vagary, emotional suppression during an emergency, an emergency dispatcher doing a shitty job, negotiating with supervillains, stormchasing, exhaustion, crashing with friends at a weather station, and other challenges.
If these are sensitive issues for you, please consider your tastes and headspace before reading onward.( Read more... )