That Time It Rained for 2 Million Years
Community Building Tip: Guerilla Gardening
Poem: "The Sharpness of the Sword"
Poem: "The Making of a Wonderful Sculpture"
Poem: "Who We Know Ourselves to Be"
Self-Awareness Question: Change
Last week's half-price sale in Polychrome Heroics went well. I have a ton of sponsored poems left to post, so watch for those to go up.
Voting is currently open for the Rose and Bay Award in crowdfunding. You have until the end of February 29. This award recognizes exemplary projects and enthusiastic patrons. It currently features six categories: Art, Fiction, Poetry, Webcomic, Other Project, and Patron.
These are the handlers for the 2020 award season:
Art: ysabetwordsmith Nominate art! Vote for art! (4 votes)Please vote for your favorite crowdfunded projects and patrons from 2019.
Fiction: ysabetwordsmith Nominate fiction! Vote for fiction! (7 votes)
Poetry: readera Nominate poetry! Vote for poetry! (2 votes)
Webcomic: ysabetwordsmith Nominate webcomics! Vote for webcomics! (4 votes)
Other Project: ysabetwordsmith Nominate other projects! Vote for other projects! (3 votes)
Patron: ng_moonmoth Nominate patrons! Vote for patrons! (6 votes)
Poetry in Microfunding:
There are two open epics at present.
"To Be Something Stronger and Better" belongs to Polychrome Heroics: Shiv. It has been opened for microfunding but not yet posted.
"Pride Against Prejudice" belongs to Polychrome Heroics and has 46 new verses. Find out what happened to Aconite.
"Celebrate and Cherish" is now complete. See the rest of the Circle School.
"Into the Thousand-Eyed Present" belongs to Polychrome Heroics: Aquariana and Gentle Soul. It has been fully sponsored but not yet fully posted.
The weather has been mostly mild here. It rained today. Seen at the birdfeeders this week: a large flock of sparrows, a large flock of mourning doves, several cardinals, several dark-eyed juncos, a downy woodpecker, and a squirrel. I also saw the great-horned owl this week. :D