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Monday Update 6-13-16

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Review: "X-Men Apocalypse"
Coping Skills
Saturday Yardening
Friday Yardening
Fiction from Dialecticdreamer
Thursday's Yardening
Wednesday Yardening


The Poetry Fishbowl produced a lot of good poems, although not as many people sponsored some.  I was pleased to get more prompts for sub-epics this time, so there were plenty of short to long poems available.


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 sweltering this week.  Seen at the bird feeders this week: small flock of sparrows, several mourning doves, cardinals, cowbirds, and grackles.  Currently blooming: violets, honeysuckle, zinnias, petunias, marigolds, million bells, moss rose, pansies, pink things and purple things in the wildflower garden, comfrey, daylilies.  Mulberries and raspberries are ripe.  Blackberries, crabapples, and apricots have green fruit.  Fireflies are active now.
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