The following poems from the February 7, 2017 Poetry Fishbowl are currently available. Poems may be sponsored via PayPal -- there's a permanent donation button on my LiveJournal profile page -- or you can write to me and discuss other methods.
There are still verses left in the linkback poems "Testing the Metal," "Dangerous Refuges," "The Marble and the Sculptor," "Picking Up the Litter," and "The Golden Peaches of Peace." Linking to this page will reveal new verses in whichever poem you request.
"An Audience Worth Cooking For"
This inspired the free-verse poem "An Audience worth Cooking For." Heron and Josphine talk while making green curry.
207 lines, Buy It Now = $104
"Best Measured in Friends"
A DW prompt inspired the free-verse poem "Best Measured in Friends." Nebuly is working the Renaissance Faire circuit. While he is not doing okay compared to healthy people with normal lives, he is doing better than he was and has some supportive friends.
161 lines, Buy It Now = $81
"Even If You Stumble a Little"
Your Cassandra prompt inspired the free-verse poem "Even If You Stumble a Little." Cassandra's parents track her down to harass her some more. Cassandra's friends are having none of this shit.
192 lines, Buy It Now = $96
"Everything You Are Chasing"
A DW prompt inspired the free-verse poem "Everything That You Are Chasing." Calliope and Vagary go to the Tranquility Center. Vagary gets to meet one of Calliope's friends. During the counseling session, they talk about demisensuality and the importance of taking it slow.
384 lines, Buy It Now = $192
"My Girl, My Mama"
Your hair prompt inspired the poem "My Girl, My Mama." It's a look at mother-daughter bonding through hair care, an important part of African-American culture.
24 lines, Buy It Now = $10
This inspired the free-verse poem "Shared Vulnerability." Shiv and Pain's Gray talk about kinky stuff the day after their initial encounter, over delicious food. Shiv is a food-reward fellow, Pain's Gray is a cook, won't this be fun?
350 lines, Buy It Now = $175
"A Wizard's Fingerprints"
A Dreamwidth prompt inspired the free-verse poem "A Wizard's Fingerprints." It reveals what Capricorn knows about the computer wizards of Terramagne ... which is a lot.
77 lines, Buy It Now = $39