The following poems from the October 4, 2016 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 "Thinking River Thoughts" and "È Meglio Star Solo." Linking to this page will reveal new verses in whichever poem you request." Tour Guides for All of Knowledge" and "The Tornado Blew Away" are now complete.
"The Day of Their Calamity"
Your prompt about "THIS is a monster" inspired the free-verse poem "The Day of Their Calamity," which includes flashbacks to prior incidents along with Dr. Infanta's response to some of Israel's recent behavior. It's a bottom-ten country for sound reasons.
276 lines, Buy It Now = $138
"His Capacity for Self-Redemption"
A Dreamwidth prompt about Kincade inspired the free-verse poem "His Capacity for Self-Redemption." Dr. Bloch's CPR class turned into a long, detailed exploration of what education usually looks like in T-America with some accommodations for the prison context and individual needs of the students. There's even some discussion of challenges raised by ethnic variations, disabilities, and soup care.
888 lines, Buy It Now = $444
(Available for posting after "To Suffer the Selfishness" has been sponsored and published.)
This inspired the free-verse poem "Honeybumping." Adalina ponders the implications of her superpowers and what she can do with them.
180 lines, Buy It Now = $90
"I Wish I Might"
A backchannel prompt from janetmiles inspired the free-verse poem "I Wish I Might." When a severely injured little girl wishes to meet a supervillain, one volunteer is brave enough to track down Render and ask for a favor. Flangst ensues.
212 lines, Buy It Now = $106
"Not Behind the Bars"
Your werewolf prompt inspired the free-verse poem "Not Behind the Bars." When a traveling menagerie comes to the village, trouble ensues.
312 lines, Buy It Now = $156
"The Strongest Souls"
A couple of Dreamwidth prompts inspired the free-verse poem "The Strongest Souls." Cassandra has a few scars from self-injury, and still struggles with urges to hurt herself. Groundhog helps her cope.
386 lines, Buy It Now = $193