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Monday Update 6-6-16

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Native Seeds
Sunday Yardening
Amazon Easy Listening Videos
Building and Weaving
Saturday Yardening
Blog Metaphors
Read "Gifts in Kind" by Dialecticdreamer
Poem: "Pillow Talk"
"This Penetrating Intimacy" is now complete!
Friday Yardening
Thursday's Yardening
LGBT Pride Month
Reading About the Aftermath of Sexual Assault
Wednesday Yardening
Cottoncandy Bingo Card 6-1-16
Hard Things
Read "Stones in the River" by Chanter_greenie


Tomorrow will be the June Poetry Fishbowl with a theme of "all creatures great and small."  I hope to see you then!

Poetry in Microfunding:
"Holding Hope and Love" belongs to Polychrome Heroics.  Cheersquad gives Zima some ideas for helping Lakia.  "The Door to Nowhere" is a crossover between P.I.E. and Schrodinger's Heroes.  Folks discuss the good and evil Schrodingers.  "A Hope and a Promise" belongs to Polychrome Heroics.  Aidan and Saraphina return to Easy City to visit Arlene and explore a Montessori school.

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).


It's been pretty this week, and we got some rain.  I got some more flowers planted or transplanted.  Seen at the bird feeders this week: small flock of sparrows, several mourning doves, cardinals, cowbirds, blue jays, and grackles.  Currently blooming: violets, honeysuckle, zinnias, petunias, marigolds, million bells, moss rose, pansies, pink things and purple things in the wildflower garden, comfrey.  I think the purple thing newly blooming in my wildflower garden is Ohio spiderwort, whose stems look very cornlike.  Mulberries and wild strawberries are ripening.  Blackberries, crabapples, and apricots have green fruit.  Raspberries and serviceberries have pink fruit, but I think the birds are eating all the serviceberries before any get ripe.  Daylilies have buds on them. Fireflies are active now.
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