Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

Our Story of the Week is a two-parter, Kilb50's marvellous 'Something Hard Inside Him'.  Beautifully observed and written and, despite my own wish to know what happened next, with a perfectly judged ending. 

Part One:  

Part Two:

Poem of the Week is another of our Inspiration Point entries - the prompts have produced some wonderful results over the last few weeks.  Jane Hyphen's beautiful 'My Dreams Are Safe' weaves its own dreamlike spell around the reader:

And, if you fancy having a go, this week's Inspiration Point is here: