Pick of the day

Money for the Circus

Probably will be something longer, but whether it'll end up on here who knows... image is royalty free from pxhere.com

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Story of the week

Frailty

From what he told me, and he never told me much, the lieutenant became a lieutenant lest he become dead in his daddy's eyes.Read more

Poem of the week

change of address

houses are envelopes   

posted through time   

recipients changing  

 

letters put in, taken 

out. From the War  

son, brother, father, lost  

 

mother upstairs, her bed  

long gone, as she 

these cornered edges knew  

 

someone put up a shelf

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Features

Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

It's the most beautiful day where I live - the first really warm one of the year, so it's been a great pleasure to sit here by the open door into the garden  catching up on some of the wonderful writing that's been posted this week.

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STORY AND POEM OF THE MONTH

Our Story and Poem for March, very kindly selected by Philip Sidney:

 

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'Waiting For Another Velvet Morning' by Julia Macpherson. Reviews!

This one is personal for a few of us on ABCTales. Julia (Overthetop1) was one of our much loved users as is her mother Coral (seashore).

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IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN ABCTALES.COM

We have had to suspend the automatic joining facility for a while so if you would like to join us please email admin@abctales.com with your desired username and we will set up an account for you. It's all free!

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POETRY MONTHLY

Many thanks to Alfie Shoyger for March's slightly delayed Poetry Monthly:

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STORY AND POEM OF THE MONTH

Our Story and Poem for the month of February very kindly chosen by Jolono:

 

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Bee's Journey

Picks of the Month

gorse

wild yellow, bold, bee-full, gladsome glory

yellow glowing gifts grow, spirit lifting

sweet, small yellow flames, lip-soft, scented, bright

tip dull green furze billows. Always yellow

flower kisses - light distilled,  yellow, clear

strong, dearer than gold, yellow, flaunting joy

cold undaunted, jaunty power, yellow

grace. If you seek Heaven, gorse yellow's close

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