Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
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Monday Update 6-24-19

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Unsold Poems for the June 4, 2019 Poetry Fishbowl
Poem: "Through Many a Listening Chamber"
Recipe: "Hippie Meatloaf"
Wicker Man 6-22-19
Sunday Yardening
Poem: "Oenikika"
Poem: "Because You Have Made It So"
Community Building Tip: Talk to Other Parents
Thursday Yardening
Emotional Intimacy Question: Earliest Memory
Poem: "Every Man's Business"
Sword & Sorcery
Wednesday Yardening
Hard Things


Following the enthusiastic reception of the poem "Penny's Pocket Parity," I have proposed a social media campaign called #pocketfail.

The half-price sale in Polychrome Heroics went quite well. I still have several poems to post: the last one from the pool and then my parents' batch.


Poetry in Microfunding:

There are three open epics.

"Learning the Vocation" belongs to Path of the Paladins and has 39 new verses. Shahana and company talk about the way things were and how to fix them.

"A Cave Swarming with Strange Forms of Life" belongs to Polychrome Heroics: Iron Horses. Kenzie and Pretty Ears talk about counseling styles.

"Everyone Can Dance" belongs to Polychrome Heroics: Shiv. Tolli and Simon have a favor to ask of Shiv and Luci for the wedding.


Weather here has been wet, raining at least part of almost every day.  Seen at the birdfeeders this week: a flock of sparrows, a flock of mourning doves, a small flock of house finches, a pair of cardinals, a brown-headed cowbird, and two rabbits. Currently blooming: violas, petunias, pinks, marigolds, alliums, lantana, torenia, million bells, moss rose, firecracker plant, salvia, nasturtiums, phlox, gaillardia, clover, Asian lilies, daylilies, golden rain tree, cleome, and a bunch of other things.  Mulberries are ripe.  Pie cherries are done.  Crabapples and apples have green fruit.
Tags: #pocketfail, blogging, personal
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