This is an advance announcement for the Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Poetry Fishbowl. This time the theme will be "family of choice."
I'll be soliciting ideas for housemates, friends, neighbors, coworkers, beat partners, dance partners, gaming groups, honorary relatives, foster families, clergy, counselors, best enemies, superheroes, supervillains, runaways, gangs, soldiers, refugees, trauma survivors, the whole QUILTBAG, other people who make their own families, discovering yourself, meeting new people, getting to know each other, weaving your lives together, supporting each other through hard times, traveling, fighting, struggling to survive, counseling, coming of age, creating a home, establishing traditions
, exploring your town, intentional neighboring
, discovering problems, troubleshooting, finding creative solutions, confronting deception, asking questions, exploring new techniques, learning what you can do, helping others, placemaking
, houses, apartment buildings, group homes or thematic housing, neighborhoods, parks, community centers, churches or temples, counseling centers, clubs, other places where people find family, Friendsgiving
, Friendship Day
, National Good Neighbor Day
, queerplatonic relationships, Boston marriage
, a friend in need is a friend indeed, imprint vulnerability
, personal growth, frustration, determination, unforseen circumstances, rites of passage, superpower manifestation, friendship jewelry
, Terramagne locational jewelry, game night, and poetic forms in particular.
Among my more relevant series:Clay of Life
, Frankenstein's Family
, Hart's Farm
, The Moon Door
, One God's Story of Mid-Life Crisis
, Path of the Paladins
. Polychrome Heroics
focuses so much on connections that most threads and many individual characters relate to this theme.
I have a linkback poem, "Under a Blood-Red Moon" (7 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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