These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:HorrorCall for PromptsThe Fragility of Manhood
The next Poetry Fishbowl will be on Tuesday, November 4, with a theme of "family gatherings."Poetry in Microfunding:
"Picking and Pecking
" belongs to the series Fledgling Grace. Feathers cause an uproar in the Middle East as they reveal historic mingling across cultures. "Landfather
" belongs to the series Path of the Paladins. Johan and Larn talk about their connections and the future. Torn World writing update:
Currently posting: "Squiggles: Excerpts from Nleimen's Journal
" (fiction). Approved as canon: "Unicorns on Parade" "Spruce Deer" (poetry). Back to me for edits: "Cutting Cords and Clasping Hands (Parts 1-4)," "Winterheart" (parts 2-3) (fiction), "Stinging Like Nettles" (poetry). Currently in front of the canon board: "Ghost Bat" (nonfiction), "Packet Permissions," "Sweet Nothings," "The Wrong Choice," "Wandering the Heights" (poetry). 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). In revision at home: "Water Dance," "When the Wind's Teeth Sing," "Raining Kittens," "Finding the Holes" (fiction), "The Smallest Invaders" "The Slow Hunt" "Summer Wine" "False Papers, True Words" "The Button Box" "Hand-Me-Downs" (poetry). Currently writing: "Catch of the Day," "A Cold Clear Night" (fiction).
Also new in Torn World is an icon of Livana
drawn by Mel G. Cabral. Livana is the hera of "Thus It Was Written
" and other poems. She is a young mixed-race woman studying as a scientist in the Southern Empire, with an interest in unusual geologic phenomena.
Weather has been cool here, with rain over Samhain. More leaves are turning colors. Still not much bird activity.