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Sunday, every Sunday, let's have a community picnic. It's probably been a long week, and it's lovely to have a few minutes to sit back and relax and enjoy some good conversation in a less formal space. Feel free to bring something for the Picnic Basket - a poem you liked this week, a thought you had or something you experienced, or even something completely unrelated to poetry whatsoever that you just feel like sharing. Just take a moment to say hello, and maybe have a bite to eat; no one is going anywhere fast, and the shade promises some relief from the everyday heat. Let’s get to know each other a bit better, here under the branches of the poet’s tree.

Re: weekly roundup thread - general poetry news

Date: 2014-09-29 12:30 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] zirconium
The Storehouse has a whole bunch of contests in one (for audio/video/art remixes, riffs, etc.), deadline Oct. 19:
http://poetrystorehouse.com/

*passes around turnip cakes*

poem: the archer

Date: 2014-09-28 11:52 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] alexseanchai
straddle line
straighten back
arrow nocked
bow steady
left arm, shoulders,
right upper arm
one straight line
gently release
arrow flies
past target
damn
try again
try again
try again
four-point ring
not bad


(Thing I learned today: To be an archer in the SCA, at least in the East Kingdom, one must simply show up and shoot. A zero score still makes one an archer. I didn't declare any Royal Rounds and thus wasn't officially scored, so I don't know as I'm an archer, but. Next time I think I will.)

Try this ...

Date: 2014-09-29 07:31 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] ysabetwordsmith
Diane Severson Mori interviewed me for Amazing Stories. See Part 1; next week Part 2 will appear. In addition to the text, there are sound files of a couple poems I wrote.

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