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Originally posted by [personal profile] ysabetwordsmith at Unsold Poems from the May 5, 2015 Poetry Fishbowl

The following poems from the May 5, 2015 Poetry Fishbowl are currently available. Poems may be sponsored via PayPal -- there's a permanent donation button on my LiveJournal profile page -- or you can write to me and discuss other methods.

There are still verses left in the linkback poem "Silken Dreams."  Linking to this page will reveal new verses of that.



"About the Wind"
From this I got the free-verse poem "Against the Wind." The Analyst takes an interest in how bridges and superpowers interact, and asks Calliope for help. Then a car goes off the bridge ...
180 lines, Buy It Now = $90

When the Analyst first began to suspect
a data cluster concerning bridges and superpowers,
she put together some preliminary ideas. Bridges,
it turned out, had been designed to accommodate
vehicles, wind, water, earthquakes, ice, and
even jumpers ... but not superpowers
.
"Dust Motes Rising"
From this I got the free-verse poem "Dust Motes Rising." Hannah has to deal with Nathaniel's complaints of monsters under the bed, and with Aidan being stressed.
326 lines, Buy It Now = $163

Nathaniel was whining about monsters again,
and if Hannah couldn't figure out why,
she felt pretty sure that she'd wind up
dealing with Howl again.

"Okay, show me these monsters," she said.

"Under the bed," he said, pointing
.
"the nature of the season"
A DW prompt for the paper mages inspired the poem "the nature of the season." Every one of its haiku verses contains a kigu for summer. Origami Mage and Kirigami Mage save a town from fire.
42 lines, Buy It Now = $20

"That Links Your True Family"
Your prompt about Wrex inspired the free-verse poem "That Links Your True Family." Derreck and Blitz explore their growing bond, and some new modules in the quarantine unit. Wrex struggles with the unexpected changes in his life, and get some comfort from friends.
324 lines, Buy It Now = $162

By the third morning, the people
exposed to the zetetic substances
had begun to regain their energy.

Derreck clambered out of bed
and attended to morning necessities.

The dog park module had arrived,
complete with astroturf on the floor,
holographic projectors on the walls
to display urban or rural scenes, and
a water fountain. A fire hydrant
and a tree trunk provided options
suitable for scent marking
.
"Who is Devoid of the Power"
Your Army of One prompt inspired the free-verse poem "Who Is Devoid of the Power." Astin meets with the Carinan trader Knox and learns about his cousin Bowie on Cascabel. But the conversation turns out to be more stressful than either of them really anticipated ...
178 lines, Buy It Now = $89

It was Operetta who told Astin
of another trader running a loop
from Carinan space, a fellow
by the name of Knox who
supposedly had connections
through the old military supply lines
.

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