Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette

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Unsold Poems from the January 19, 2016 Poetry Fishbowl

The following poems from the January 19, 2016 Poetry Fishbowl are currently available. Poems may be sponsored via PayPal -- there's a permanent donation button on my LiveJournal profile page -- or you can write to me and discuss other methods.

There are still verses left in the linkback poem "The Tornado Blew Away."  Linking to this page will reveal new verses of that.

"The Strength of the Wolf: Howling"
"The Strength of the Wolf: Howling" follows through the first several months off adjustment to Alexandria's new condition, for herself and her family.  It is a sequel to "The Strength of the Wolf: Scenting."
322 lines, Buy It Now = $161

It still took time for Everett
to refine his designs and start
renovating the basement into
a werewolf den, and also for
Alexandria to decide that
yes, this was something
she really wanted to do.

"Void of Course"
This inspired the free-verse poem "Void of Course."  Several group members discuss the pros and cons of lycanthropy and whether it's a good fit for them.  For the transwoman Vienna, it really is not.
130 lines, Buy It Now = $65

Hilla and Randie went to every meeting
that they could manage, giving people
information and opportunities.

They helped support the new werewolves
as well as the women who still had
older complaints to cope with.

Your mental prompt inspired the free-verse poem "Lunacy."  Becoming a werewolf can fix some problems but make others even worse.
124 lines, Buy It Now = $62

Hilla and Randie did their best
to help people make mindful choices
about whether lycanthropy would
make a net improvement
in their quality of life.
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