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Monday Update 6-29-15

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Introducing Gray
Hand Exercise
How Sweet the Sound
Toy Like Me
Poem: "Bones of Light and Fire"
Marriage Equality WIN!
Genderswapped Dinosaurs
Bats vs. Crocodiles
How to Make People Happy
Writing About Emotions
Articles on "Inside Out"
Review: "We Didn't Playtest This at All"
Consent Illustrated

The next Poetry Fishbowl will be on Tuesday, July 7 with a theme of "the end of the world as we know it."

Poetry in Microfunding:
"These Tiny Little Steps" belongs to Frankenstein's Family.  It has one new verse, with Victor contemplating the advantages of letting someone take care of him.  "Never Laid Open" belongs to Polychrome Heroics, in the Antimatter & Stalwart Stan thread.  It has four new verses, in which Shiv encounters consequences for his behavior.  "The Injury That Provokes It" belongs to Polychrome Heroics.  It has one new verse, with Andy trying to apply his meagre coping skills to his unpleasant situation.

Torn World writing update:
Approved as canon: "Unicorns on Parade" "Spruce Deer" "Wandering the Heights" (poetry).  Back to me for edits: "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" "Beach Pies" "Unsolid Ground" "Riding from the Rescue" (poetry).  Currently writing: "Catch of the Day," "A Cold Clear Night" (fiction).

Weather here is still wet, wet, wet.  Sweet alyssum, torenia, blue lobelia, petunias, portulaca, ice flowers, clover, daylilies, golden raintree, shasta daisies, and echinacea are blooming.  Mulberries and black raspberries have ripe fruit.  Apples have green fruit, and so does the plum tree for the first time.  I've only been able to pick a little fruit because of the rain, though.  >_<  But the newly sown grass seed is growing like mad.  :D  I have the old barrel about halfway empty now.
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