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Poetry: March 18, 2020 Issue [#10080]




 This week: Poetry is not quarantined!
  Edited by: Fyn
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1. About this Newsletter
2. A Word from our Sponsor
3. Letter from the Editor
4. Editor's Picks
5. A Word from Writing.Com
6. Ask & Answer
7. Removal instructions

About This Newsletter

Triumph is just UMPH!!! added to TRY! ~~ me, Fyndorian

Life on Earth is at the ever-increasing risk of being wiped out by a disaster, such as sudden global nuclear war, a genetically engineered virus or other dangers we have not yet thought of. ~~Stephen Hawking

Emotion is just as contagious as a flu virus.~~Chip Conley


Let us not let the world be defined by the destruction wrought by one virus,
but illuminated by billions of hearts and minds working in unity. Pardis Sabeti~~


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Letter from the editor

So, I started this before The StoryMistress posted her awesome email. She's 100% right, you know. Spring clean your port! You KNOW you want to or have been meaning to!!! I know I need to do that, can't find a blessed thing half the time! Time to read and review!- that that is a super plus!!!
Write!!! Now, not only is there time to write (and go through those notebooks full of ideas and odd lines) but there is time to revise or start a new project. Time to enter contests! Time to have fun here - and, as we are all going through a world-wide event we can draw closer than ever before! Share your experiences. Share your stories!

Now is a great time to finish that books you've been 'meaning to write.' Kindle books will be flying off Amazon's imaginary shelves!

Our grand and great-grandkids will be hearing about these days like I grew up hearing about the Great Depression. People got through that and we all will too.

Meals might become more creative. We might lose some weight. We might rediscover the board games of ur youth or games like charades. Family storytime could be a nightly thing as you wend your way through some children's classics that you've love forgotten and your kids may never have heard of!

Reorganize closets, switch rooms, give everyone a 'word of the day' and increase vocabulary! Teach the kids how to bake bread or make cake from scratch. Clear out the garden. Clean out the garage or the basement. Finally put all the Halloween/Christmas/Valentine's Day stuff away! Get the kids writing! Limit the videogame times! Reconnect with those you are 'stuck' with in fun new ways! Make this experience a positive!

And then, write about the new lessons learned, the new experiences and best yet, new perspectives! We've become a world of instant-gratification seekers - now a great time to slow down, and not miss all the little stuff that falls through the cracks every day!



Editor's Picks

 Who's a Square?  (E)
My kids call me a square
#2215540 by Norman


 
STATIC
The Blue Hour  (E)
Lonely, hushed scene after a storm watched from a woodsy stoop from ultraviolet to dark.
#2171608 by NeuroDivergent Writer ~ Brian


 The Good Fight  (E)
One has to fight the good fight to survive in today's world. Life is like a puzzle...
#1785235 by Claude H. A. Simpson


 Market Pressure   (E)
From the perspective of a supermarket worker.
#2215954 by Don Two


 Healing angels of my universe  (13+)
A humble attempt to bring out the blessings,Awakening this morning..Oneness in all
#2210688 by Onenessinall


 
STATIC
Fair Reaction  (E)
On hearing the craft fair is cancelled.
#2214930 by Teargen


 
STATIC
All In Time  (E)
universal balance
#2188157 by Solace.Bring


  Lightbringers  (E)
Sometimes you have to look to see...
#2072018 by Fyn


ENTER!!!

 
SURVEY
What a Character! : Official WDC Contest  (E)
Create a memorable character using the given prompt for huge prizes!
#1679316 by Writing.Com Support


FORUM
HONORING OUR VETERANS   (ASR)
Of course there's a Veterans Day - EVERY DAY!
#423698 by Monty


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Ask & Answer

Tinker writes: Thank you for this glimpse of the islands and their beauty. It was a beautiful reminder and inspired "Storyteller

~~Tink


Monty says: You tell of Hawaii and today here in Vermont I just came in from clearing six inches of snow in 20 mph wind that changes six inches to two feet, thanks for the trip.

Oh dear!

Ren the Klutz! adds: So much fun being here at the same time!!!looking forward to the next Construct Cup!!

It WAS wonderful to meet you face to face ...

To Onenessinall -- There you be! :)


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