ysabetwordsmith: Damask smiling over their shoulder (polychrome)
This poem is spillover from the March 6, 2019 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by a prompt from [personal profile] mashfanficchick. It also fills the "short temper" square in my 2-28-19 card for the Meet Ugly Bingo Fest. This poem has been sponsored by Anthony & Shirley Barrette. It belongs to the Officer Pink thread of the Polychrome Heroics series.

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ysabetwordsmith: Damask smiling over their shoulder (polychrome)
This poem came out of the January 8, 2019 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by discussions with [personal profile] dialecticdreamer. It also fills the "masks" square in my 9-30-18 card for the Fall Bingo fest. This poem has been sponsored by Anthony & Shirley Barrette. It belongs to the Mercedes thread of the Polychrome Heroics series, following "When Opportunity Meets with Planning." Read that first or this won't make much sense.

Warning: This poem features intense and controversial topics. Highlight to read the warnings, some of which are spoilers. It includes consensual impersonation, a bank robbery, a domestic abuse victim, extreme malfeasance from the bank including the endangerment of said victim, the bank manager is an obnoxious dick, random customers choosing NOT to interfere with the bank robbery, soaking someone with a watergun, threatening to use superpowers for minor genital injury, psychedelic use of superpowers, the banks' only public restroom does not meet ADA standards, and also has a camera, vandalism via superpowers, the vault has WAY more money than it should, hiding out in an underground bunker, cramming calories, faceplanting anyway, and other challenges. There are no casualties in the bank job. If these are touchy topics for you, please consider your tastes and headspace before reading onward.

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This is the freebie for the April [community profile] crowdfunding Creative Jam. It was inspired by a prompt from [personal profile] librarygeek. It also fills the "bully" square in my 4-1-19 card for the School Days fest.

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ysabetwordsmith: Damask smiling over their shoulder (polychrome)
This poem came out of the November 6, 2018 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by a prompt from [personal profile] gingicat. It also fills the "blue bird of happiness" square in my 11-5-19 card for the Family Ties Bingo fest. This poem has been sponsored by [personal profile] fuzzyred. It belongs to the Mercedes thread of the Polychrome Heroics series.

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ysabetwordsmith: Damask smiling over their shoulder (polychrome)
This poem is spillover from the January 8, 2019 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by a prompt from [personal profile] siliconshaman. It also fills the "giant anything" square in my 9-30-18 card for the Fall Bingo fest. This poem has been sponsored by [personal profile] fuzzyred. It belongs to the Big One thread of the Polychrome Heroics series.

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ysabetwordsmith: Damask smiling over their shoulder (polychrome)
This poem is spillover from the September 4, 2018 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by a prompt from [personal profile] librarygeek. It also fill the "helping a stranger" square in my 9-1-18 card for the Cottoncandy Bingo fest. This poem has been sponsored by [personal profile] librarygeek in memory of the fires today at BOTH Notre Dame Cathedral and Al-Aqsa Mosque. What is remembered, lives. This poem belongs to the series Polychrome Heroics and follows "In the Light of Creative Altruism."

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ysabetwordsmith: Damask smiling over their shoulder (polychrome)
This poem is spillover from the August 7, 2018 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by a prompt from Jessica on Dreamwidth. It also fill the "errand" square in my 8-7-18 card for the Fairy Tales Bingo fest. This poem has been sponsored by [personal profile] librarygeek in memory of the fires today at BOTH Notre Dame Cathedral and Al-Aqsa Mosque. What is remembered, lives. This poem belongs to the series Polychrome Heroics. and leads into "Becoming, Evolving, Ascending."

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ysabetwordsmith: Damask smiling over their shoulder (polychrome)
This poem came out of the March 6, 2019 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by prompts from [personal profile] librarygeek and [personal profile] bairnsidhe. It also fills the square "The Pursuit of Happiness" in my 9-2-18 card for the [community profile] ladiesbingo fest. This poem has been sponsored by [personal profile] librarygeek in memory of the fires today at BOTH Notre Dame Cathedral and Al-Aqsa Mosque. What is remembered, lives. This poem belongs to the series Polychrome Heroics.

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ysabetwordsmith: Damask smiling over their shoulder (polychrome)
This poem came out of the March 2019 [community profile] crowdfunding Creative Jam. It was inspired by prompts from [personal profile] alexseanchai and [personal profile] librarygeek. It also fills the "mistake" square in my 2-28-19 Words and Phrases card for the Meet Ugly Bingo fest. This poem has been sponsored by [personal profile] janetmiles. It belongs to the Polychrome Heroics series.

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ysabetwordsmith: Damask smiling over their shoulder (polychrome)
This poem was written outside the regular prompt calls, inspired by a discussion with [personal profile] siliconshaman.  It has been sponsored by [personal profile] janetmiles.  It belongs to the series Polychrome Heroics.

Warning: This poem deals with the aftermath of a major earthquake and tsunami.

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ysabetwordsmith: Cartoon of me in Wordsmith persona (Default)
This poem is spillover from the April 2, 2019 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired and sponsored by [personal profile] janetmiles. It also fills the "apprehension" square in my 4-1-19 card for the School Days Bingo fest.

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ysabetwordsmith: Damask smiling over their shoulder (polychrome)
Based on an audience poll, this is the free epic for the April 2, 2019 Poetry Fishbowl reaching its $200 goal. It came out of the March 6, 2019 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by a prompt from [personal profile] ravan asking for a square from my 2-28-19 Situations card for the Meet Ugly Bingo fest: "You were shopping and mistook me for someone who works in this store. I decide to mess with you instead of telling the truth." This poem belongs to the Shiv thread of the Polychrome Heroics series.

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ysabetwordsmith: Damask smiling over their shoulder (polychrome)
This poem is spillover from the April 2, 2019 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by prompts from [personal profile] pantha, [personal profile] ari_the_dodecahedron, and [personal profile] readera. It also fills the "language" square in my 4-1-19 card for the School Days Bingo fest. This poem belongs to the Officer Pink thread of the Polychrome Heroics series.

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ysabetwordsmith: Cartoon of me in Wordsmith persona (Default)
This poem came out of the April 2, 2019 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired and sponsored by Shirley Barrette. It also fills the "cyberschool" square in my 2-1-19 card for the School Days Bingo fest.

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ysabetwordsmith: Cartoon of me in Wordsmith persona (Default)
This poem came out of the April 2, 2019 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired and sponsored by Anthony Barrette. It also fills the "outdoor school" square in my 4-1-19 card for the School Days Bingo fest.

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ysabetwordsmith: Cartoon of me in Wordsmith persona (Default)
This poem came out of the April 2, 2019 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by prompts from [personal profile] fuzzyred, [personal profile] wyld_dandelyon, and [personal profile] peoriapeoriawhereart. It also fills the "boredom" square in my 4-1-19 card for the School Days Bingo Fest.

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ysabetwordsmith: Cartoon of me in Wordsmith persona (Default)
This poem came out of the April 2, 2019 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired and sponsored by [personal profile] satsuma. It also fills the "Waldorf school" prompt in my 4-1-19 card for the School Days Bingo Fest. This poem belongs to the Arts and Crafts America series introduced in "A Country of Craftsmen."

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ysabetwordsmith: Cartoon of me in Wordsmith persona (Default)
This poem came out of the March 6, 2019 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired and sponsored by [personal profile] ng_moonmoth. It also fills the "historical" square in my 1-3-18 card for the [community profile] trope_bingo fest.

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ysabetwordsmith: Damask smiling over their shoulder (polychrome)
This poem is spillover from the January 22, 2019 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by prompts from [personal profile] ng_moonmoth and [personal profile] peoriapeoriawhereart. It also fills the "shopping" square in my 7-1-18 card for the Winterfest in July Bingo. This poem has been sponsored by Anthony & Shirley Barrette. It belongs to the Shiv thread of the Polychrome Heroics series.

Warning: This poem includes some intense content. Highlight to read the warnings, some of which are spoilers. It features anxiety, budget issues, insufficient clothing to cope with cold weather, choice paralysis, overwhelm, awkward conversations about measurements, tactile distress, data defensiveness, vulgar language, sticker shock, exhaustion, verbal abuse, minor panic attack, Shiv's crappy past, math angst, hunger, low self-esteem, and other challenges. If these are touchy topics for you, please consider your tastes and headspace before reading onward.

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