This is an advance announcement for the Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Poetry Fishbowl. This time the theme will be "Hearth and Home."
I'll be soliciting ideas for homemakers, couples or moresomes, odd couples
, construction workers, chimney sweeps, hosts and guests, people who work from home, outcasts, the homeless, beat partners, other work relationships, building houses, installing woodstoves or fireplaces, setting up fire circles or other outdoor hearths, building fires, cooking, crafting, grandmothering
, creating your own job, facing thresholds, belonging, learning what you can do, discovering new relationships, learning what 'normal' is
, woodstoves, fireplaces, fire circles, summer kitchens, outdoor brick ovens/grills, other places where fires are built, housing design, houses, apartments, vardos
and other traveling residences, other types of home, neighborhoods, lairs, alien residences, fireplace tools, firewood or other fuels, household supplies, work ethic, housework, equality and inequality, emotional labor at home
and at work
, self-discovery, self-awareness, erasure, alienation, rejection, personal space, privacy, and poetic forms in particular.
I have a linkback poem, "Growing Green, Growing Gold" (9 verses, standalone).
If you're interested, mark the date on your calendar, and please hold actual prompts until the "Poetry Fishbowl Open" post next week. (If you're not available that day, or you live in a time zone that makes it hard to reach me, you can leave advance prompts. I am now.) Meanwhile, if you want to help with promotion, please feel free to link back here or repost this on your blog.
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