These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:Read "Halo" by Chanter_greenieZombie Story AvailableAn Idea for Voter Suppression ProtestScience Bingo FestThe Future, Seen from the PastColors of BloodTactile Sensitivity Resources
The Polychrome Heroics half-price sale
sold out! Woohoo! Click the link to see all the new poems. It also kind of got tangled around a lot of other things going on, so I cleared out the balance of the two open epics as well.
See Garden of Repose
for a memorial of this year's beloved dead. Our Samhain ritual went pretty well, all things considered.
Our houseguests have returned home. I'm slightly less swamped under major additional demands. But tomorrow's the fishbowl already, so who knows when I'll actually be able to dig through the backlog.
The next Poetry Fishbowl will be on Tuesday, November 4 with a theme of "winning without defeating anyone." That's also election day, so the fishbowl may start a little later while we go do damage control.Poetry in Microfunding:
"The Lotus Warriors
" is now complete. See how tired people save the world! "Climbing Rocks
" is now complete. Brenda and Darrel deal with the rock monster. As there are no open epics, anything is eligible for microfunding in tomorrow's fishbowl.Torn World writing update:
Approved as canon: "Unicorns on Parade" "Spruce Deer" "Wandering the Heights" (poetry). Back to me for edits: "Cutting Cords and Clasping Hands (Parts 1-4)," "Winterheart" (parts 2-3), "Stinging Like Nettles" "Off the Clock" (poetry). Currently in front of the canon board: "Ghost Bat" (nonfiction). Drafted: "Like Ash Before the Wind," "From Dark to Bright," "The Inappropriate But Useful Disposal of Lettuce" "A Thin Red Trail" (fiction), "Changes in the Wind" (poetry), "Southern Breads" "Tangleweed Article" (articles), Jularei (character sheet). In revision at home: "Water Dance," "When the Wind's Teeth Sing," "Raining Kittens," "Finding the Holes" (fiction), "The Smallest Invaders" (poetry). Currently writing: "Catch of the Day," "A Cold Clear Night" (fiction).
Weather has turned chilly and blustery. Currently blooming: marigolds, portulaca, zinnias, sweet alyssum, torenia, lantana. I've seen the squirrel again. Birdfeeders have been filled, and I saw sparrows and a mourning dove in the fly-through feeder.