A total of 22 people sent prompts, 4 of them new: two more records. Woohoo! Please welcome new prompters bodlon, kyleri, tuftears, and akilika. They are responsible for the extra freebie poem this month.
Read Some Poetry!
The following poems from the January 2011 Poetry Fishbowl have been posted:
"All Hell Breaks Loose"
"A City's Breath"
"Fair Maiden Meets Fierce Villain"
"The Mascot of Engine 18"
"The Prairie in Central Park"
"The Presence of China"
"The Secret Life of Cities"
"The Teacup Griffin"
Note that "tired traveler, busy city" (an Origami Mage poem) has been sponsored, but not released yet; it will be published later because it occurs very near the end of the series.
Buy Some Poetry!
If you plan to sponsor some poetry but haven't made up your mind yet, read the list of unsold poems from January. That includes the title, length, price, and the original thumbnail description for the poems still available.
Sponsored poems have been posted, and the rest sent to their respective prompters backchannel. The January donor perk-post covers the triolet form. Polling is completed and selected poems have also been posted.
Donors for January include: Christian Young, aldersprig, ladyqkat, janetmiles, kelkyag, the_vulture, red_trillium, marina_bonomi, laffingkat, and kyleri. Welcome to new donors Christian Young and kyleri, who helped bring about that second freebie poem. Thanks to everyone for their support and enthusiasm.
The Poetry Fishbowl project also has a permanent landing page.