These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:Visit FictobiologyVelvet AntSuperpowers and DisabilitiesFlight of the Dragonflies Read "Imalye Fotolyi"August RitualsTrapping Children IndoorsSpace ExplorationNew Verses in "The Lost and Found Legion"Plans and GoalsBody Image
In the wee hours of Sunday/Monday I posted a whole bunch of stuff about Curiosity landing on Mars; scroll back to find those posts.
"Poke a Bigot in the Eye: Promote Peace and Tolerance
" comes with my contribution to social sanity, the Hart's Farm poem "Farm to Market
." Enjoy. Be excellent to each other.
I've made a couple of posts on friendship: "Sharing, or Not
" and "Friendship
." Consider your preferred style of friendship, what you want from it, and what you don't.
The next Poetry Fishbowl will be tomorrow with a theme of "modern myths." Please drop by and give me some prompts! Also, I'm still looking for someone to host the linkback poem.Poetry in Microfunding:
"An Amazing Carriage of Amber and Jade
" belongs to the Steamsmith series. Maryam experiments with combining two important alchemical materials. "The Lost and Found Legion
" belongs to The Silk Road Allies
. It is being funded in installments by marina_bonomi
, and describes how China and Italy came to form an alliance. There are new verses!Torn World writing update:
Approved as canon: "Squiggles: Excerpts from Nleimen's Journal," (fiction) "Packing for the Long Haul" "A Gift of Time" "Shards of a Different Past" (poetry). Back to me for edits: "Breaking the Ice," (fiction), "Patterns in the Grass" (poetry), "Half-Leg," (nonfiction). Currently in front of the canon board: "The Bones of Need" (fiction), "The Girl Who Wanted Too Much" (poetry), "Ghost Bat" (nonfiction). Drafted: "Cutting Cords and Clasping Hands," "Like Ash Before the Wind," "From Dark to Bright," "Beached Fish," "The Inappropriate But Useful Disposal of Lettuce" "A Thin Red Trail" "The Museum of Mortality" "Finding the Holes" (fiction), "Changes in the Wind" "Old Feelings, New Feelings," "Five Red Beads," "The Urge to Fly," "Lullaby for a Nap at Noon," "Camping on the Lost Road," "Neighboring Attractions," "The Widow-Keeper's Lullaby," "Starfall in Red and Blue Time" (poetry), "Publishers in the Empire" (nonfiction). In revision at home: "Water Dance," "When the Wind's Teeth Sing," "Raining Kittens," (fiction), "Breeding the Perfect Fighter," "The Smallest Invaders" (poetry). Currently writing: "Catch of the Day," "Reaching for the Moons" "Winterheart" "A Cold Clear Night" (fiction).
It rained here last week! That led to a sudden surge of wildlife activity, insects and critters that feed on them. How exciting! Temperatures have been slightly less sweltering too.