This is an advance announcement for the Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Poetry Fishbowl. This time the theme will be "The Big One."
I'll be soliciting ideas for superheroes, supervillains, gray capes, nonhuman soups, blue-plate specials, naries, first responders, citizen responders, hapless victims, Pacific Northwest
tribes, scientists and other folks specializing in seismic or related issues, military forces, clergy, traveling, taking cover, running for your life, searching for survivors, rescuing people, counseling, troubleshooting, discovering problems, finding creative solutions, asking questions, learning what you can do, fault lines, earthquake shelters, cities in ruins, smashed landmarks
, liminal zones, old-growth forests, beaches, sandspits, marshes, tsunami inundation zones, deserts, mountains, roads in various states of repair and disrepair, buildings, airports, harbors and bays, docks, ships, inner space, the subconscious, churches or temples, triage areas, counseling centers, alarms, photogenic megaquakes, tsunamis, landslides, liquefication
, fires, floods, earthquake-resistant furniture
, unforseen circumstances, emergency tools and supplies, physical first aid, emotional first aid, self-help, personal growth, different schools of therapy, therapeutic tools, trauma, fear, grief, horror, helplessness, traumatic, stress, when the whole world changes out from under you, superpower manifestation, things that can be detected and/or fixed with superpowers that are difficult or impossible to address without them, and poetic forms in particular.( Collapse )