January 19th, 2018

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Poem: "A Lot More Respect for a Bird"

This poem came out of the November 21, 2017 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by a prompt from [personal profile] bairnsidhe. It also fills the "fish" square in my 7-1-17 card for the Winter Fest in July Bingo. This poem has been sponsored by [personal profile] janetmiles and Cody. It belongs to the series Feathered Nests, which you can find via my Serial Poetry page.

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Poem: "Where We Can Go As We Are"

This poem came out of the November 21, 2017 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by a prompt from [personal profile] kyleri. It also fills the "bones" square in my 10-1-17 card for the Fall Festival Bingo. This poem has been sponsored by [personal profile] janetmiles. It belongs to the series Feathered Nests, which you can find via my Serial Poetry page.

WARNING: This poem contains some disturbing scenes. Highlight to read the warnings, some of which are spoilers. It includes domestic violence among the Fifers, other Fifers ganging up on the abuser to drive him out, a victim showing signs of past maltreatment, angst, social anxiety, the challenges of interspecies relations, messy medical details, and other challenges. If these are touchy topics for you, please consider your tastes and headspace before reading onward. This poem sets the stage for "The Purest Love," so skipping it would leave a gap.

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Poem: "The Purest Love"

This poem came out of the November 21, 2017 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by a prompt from [personal profile] chanter_greenie. It also fills the "queerplatonic" square in my 5-29-17 card for the Pride Bingo fest. This poem has been sponsored by Cody. It belongs to the series Feathered Nests, which you can find via my Serial Poetry page.

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Poem: "No Yesterdays on the Road"

This poem came out of the November 21, 2017 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by prompts from [personal profile] bairnsidhe, [personal profile] mama_kestrel, [personal profile] readera, [personal profile] zianuray, and [personal profile] rix_scaedu. It also fills the "planet" square in my 10-31-17 Space card for the Space and Time Bingo fest. This poem has been sponsored by [personal profile] janetmiles and Cody. It belongs to the series Feathered Nests, which you can find via my Serial Poetry page.

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