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Monday Update 3-2-15

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Strange Dragons
Learning by Osmosis
Asexuals in Entertainment
Moment of Silence: Leonard Nimoy
Proton Nuclear Magnetic Resonance


The next Poetry Fishbowl will be on Tuesday, March 3 with a theme of "Surviving the Worst."  Please drop by then and leave me some prompts.


Poetry in Microfunding:
"Often Buried Deep" belongs to the series An Army of One.  It follows Astin on the trader's loop.  "Settled" is the third piece of the Polychrome Heroics triptych about the fight at SPOON, taking place the next morning as Aidan and Hannah help Danso cope with what happened.

Torn World writing update:
Approved as canon: "Unicorns on Parade" "Spruce Deer" "Wandering the Heights" (poetry).  Back to me for edits: "Cutting Cords and Clasping Hands (Parts 1-4)," "Winterheart" (parts 2-3), "Stinging Like Nettles"  "Off the Clock" (poetry).  Currently in front of the canon board: "Ghost Bat" (nonfiction). Drafted: "Like Ash Before the Wind," "From Dark to Bright," "The Inappropriate But Useful Disposal of Lettuce" "A Thin Red Trail" (fiction), "Changes in the Wind" (poetry), "Southern Breads" "Tangleweed Article" (articles), Jularei (character sheet).  In revision at home: "Water Dance," "When the Wind's Teeth Sing," "Raining Kittens," "Finding the Holes," "Broken Hopes," "Brewing Beauty," "Little Paws in the Licenses" (fiction), "The Smallest Invaders," "Raising the Future"  (poetry).  Currently writing: "Catch of the Day," "A Cold Clear Night" (fiction).


It has snowed thoroughly here.  Everything is still under a blanket of white, very sparkly in the sun now.  Seen at the birdfeeders this week: sparrows, male and female cardinals, lots of mourning doves, and just this morning a squirrel hanging upside-down on the hopper.  Also I've seen a rabbit scrounging for dropped seeds underneath.  The wildlife comes out more when their other food is covered.
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