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Monday Update 2-29-16

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
BINGO: double blackout
New Page: Dr. Infanta
Guide Pages for Calliope and Cassandra
Read "Faerie Dust" by Shiori_makiba
Ashley's Vehicle
Read "Definition of Family" by Dialecticdreamer
'Ohana Index
Sex/Gender Identity Flags

My big news this week is the performance of my poem "Origami Emotion" on YouTube. \o/

The next Poetry Fishbowl will be on Tuesday, March 1 with a theme of "building a future."  I hope to see you then!

Today is the LAST DAY of voting for the 2016 Rose & Bay Awards.  If you have not yet voted, please drop by and post your votes for crowdfunded projects.
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Poetry in Microfunding:
"Holding Hope and Love" belongs to Polychrome Heroics. Cheersquad helps a lot of people.  "Like a Shag on a Rock" belongs to Polychrome Heroics.  The Spectrum complain about Australia.  "Hostage to the Character" belongs to Polychrome Heroics.  Hyperspaceman asks Calliope for help in dealing with a bank robbery gone wrong.

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" "To Ride Death" (poetry), "Rammer" (nonfiction).  Currently writing: "Catch of the Day," "A Cold Clear Night" (fiction).

The snow has melted and it's muddy here.  Seen at the bird feeders this week: large flock of sparrows, several mourning doves, a pair of cardinals, a squirrel, a downy woodpecker, a red-bellied woodpecker, and a house finch.  Snowdrops, crocus, and daffodils are sprouting.  Thanks to some tree trimmers, I now have a huge pile of mulch to work with, so I've started spreading that around.  Yay! 
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