Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette
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Unsold Poems for the January 7, 2020 Poetry Fishbowl

The following poems from the January 7, 2020 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 "Mysterious and Impermanent," "Greater Than the Sum," "A Lively Feast," "Between the Normal and the Abnormal," "Always Carry Your Goodness," "Crossroads on the Hero's Journey," "Gökotta," "The Arc of the Mental Universe," "So Often Alone," "An Iron Fist."


"The Aurora Hat"
Your first prompt inspired the free-verse poem "The Aurora Hat." A terrible accident leads to a beautiful gift.
37 lines, Buy It Now = $15

"Broken Light"
This inspired the free-verse poem "Broken Light." After Shiv breaks Luci's bowl, he figures out a way to fix it.
56 lines, Buy It Now = $20

"The Bushfire Shawl"
Your third prompt inspired the free-verse poem "The Bushfire Shawl." Maddie uses her knitting to raise money for fire relief in Australia.
33 lines, Buy It Now = $15

"Into the Hinterland"
Your second prompt inspired the free-verse poem "Into the Hinterland." After a bad divorce, Louise moves to Alaska and takes up knitting.
35 lines, Buy It Now = $15

"Molly Finn"
This inspired the balliol rhyme "Molly Finn," in which she talks about her job.
4 lines, Buy It Now = $5

"The Three Nevers"
This inspired the Mongol triad "The Three Nevers." What will never be forgotten?
3 lines, Buy It Now = $5

"One of Those Questions You Just Don't Ask"
Finished it! "One of Those Questions You Just Don't Ask" is a limerick about Mallory losing her temper.
5 lines, Buy It Now = $5

"Petrichor"
This inspired the free-verse poem "Petrichor" about the smell of rain.
15 lines, Buy It Now = $10

"PLUMERE"
This inspired the acrostic "PLUMERE," about the God of Knowledge.
7 lines, Buy It Now = $5

"Putting Everything in Its Place"
This inspired the prompt "Putting Everything in Its Place." See how a collage can heal.
32 lines, Buy It Now = $15

"rakugaki"
This inspired the renku "rakugaki." I seem to have written it with the Japanese portion of my brain, and I am not certain I managed to identify and gloss all the intricate meanings tucked into it, but I have done my best. It's about graffiti that does things, and the nature of citizens. I think. A lot of what I'm thinking doesn't seem to translate into English, but here, have a poem.
8 lines, Buy It Now = $5

"smoke, fire, water"
This inspired the tanka "smoke, fire, water" about how lacquerware is made.
5 lines, Buy It Now = $5

"The Strange Shapes of Clouds"
Jay's prompt inspired the shape poem "The Strange Shapes of Clouds." Each verse describes a different type of cloud.
22 lines, Buy It Now = $10

"To Call a Halt"
This inspired the bredlik "To Call a Halt." A cow wants to avoid being eaten.
8 lines, Buy It Now = $5

 
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