December 21st, 2013

Fiorenza

Poem: "Their Blood Is Upon Them"

This poem came out of the September 3, 2013 Poetry Fishbowl.  It was inspired by a prompt from technoshaman.  It also fills the "suicide attempt" square in my 8-12-13 card for the Hurt/Comfort Bingo fest.  This poem was sponsored by Anthony & Shirley Barrette.  It belongs to the series Fiorenza the Wisewoman.

WARNING: The following poem (along with its notes) features some intense and controversial topics. These include homophobia, gossip, bullying, emotional and spiritual abuse, Christianity behaving badly, depression, attempted suicide, messy early-medical details, and general communityFAIL. If these are sensitive topics for you, please think very carefully about your tastes and current mindstate before deciding whether to read onward.

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Poem: "Time to Be Home"

This poem developed outside the regular prompt calls, inspired by the "your partner's favorite" square in my 8-13-13 card for the [community profile] origfic_bingo fest and the "worst case scenario" square in my 8-13-13 card for the [community profile] ladiesbingo fest. It has been sponsored by [personal profile] technoshaman. This poem belongs to the series Walking the Beat.

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Poem: "The Last Rose of Winter"

This poem came out of the February 5, 2013 Poetry Fishbowl.  It was inspired by prompts from rowyn and e_scapism101.  It has been sponsored by mdlbear.

WARNING: This is a love poem, but it also touches on some serious issues.  These include class differences, race differences, religious differences, large age gaps in relationships, and character death.  If these are sensitive topics for you, consider carefully whether you want to read onward.

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