Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
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Unsold Poetry for the November 7, 2017 Poetry Fishbowl

The following poems from the November 3, 2017 Poetry Fishbowl are currently available. Poems may be sponsored via PayPal -- there's a permanent donation button on my Dreamwidth profile page -- or you can write to me and discuss other methods.

There are still verses left in the linkback poems
"Dangerous Refuges," "The Marble and the Sculptor," "Leaves Upon the Water," "Lead Us in Peace," "We Will Fade into You," "The Emulsification of Humankind," "Gliding In," and "The Open Gyre." Linking to this page will reveal new verses in whichever linkback poem you request.

"The Greatest Legacy"
A DW prompt about unique skill inspired the free-verse poem "The Greatest Legacy." A seal carver flees China and takes refuge in the Maldives ... and leaves an incredible mark on his new country.
189 lines, Buy It Now = $95

"Odd Jobs for Odd People"
Many prompts combined to inspire the free-verse poem "Odd Jobs for Odd People." Vagary peruses the want ads at Kraken.
154 lines, Buy It Now = $77

"People in Extreme Circumstances"
A sensitivity prompt inspired the free-verse poem "People in Extreme Circumstances." Counseling supervillains isn't easy, but if more people did a better job of it, there would be fewer supervillains.
227 lines, Buy It Now = $114

"Purr Little Things"
A cat cuddler prompt inspired the free-verse poem "Purr Little Things." It relates the founding of one of T-America's most popular charities.
116 lines, Buy It Now = $58

"Retreading a New Trail"
This inspired the free-verse poem "Retreading a New Trail." Traumatic manifestation of superpowers bring new challenges and opportunities.
68 lines, Buy It Now = $34

"The Smallest Act of Caring"
An EFA prompt inspired the free-verse poem "The Smallest Act of Caring." Romy learns emotional first aid as a way of coping with his own feelings.
171 lines, Buy It Now = $86

"Waxing Strong"
A Moon Door prompt inspired the free-verse poem "Waxing Strong." Several members of the pack can now return to work or school.
29 lines, Buy It Now = $15

There are also two pairs of related poems:

"Always Ready to Receive"
"Always Ready to Receive" shows Calliope turning to her friend Dolorita for help with a superkid.
210 lines, Buy It Now = $105

"Among the Colors"
"Among the Colors" features Alberto looking for work and Vagary making an offer.
176 lines, Buy It Now = $88
Available for publication after "Always Ready to Receive" has been sponsored and posted.

"The Willingness to Learn"
I had a backchannel prompt that fit well with Shiv, so I'm using that part of the prompt. This isn't about smithing, but it does involve Shiv thinking about constructive things he can do. "The Willingness to Learn" is written in free verse.
162 lines, Buy It Now = $81  SOLD

"The Archetype of the Beauty"
Continuing with Shiv's adventure, "The Archetype of the Beauty" introduces him to higher math in the form of crochet. He has no head for math, but he can grasp the sculptures just fine. This poem is written in free verse.
624 lines, Buy It Now = $312
Available for publication after "The Willingness to Learn" has been sponsored and posted.
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