Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point
Posted by airyfairy on Fri, 23 Nov 2018
Two pieces on the theme of memory caught my eye this week.
Story of the Week is jolono's 'Mr Russ'. It's a deceptively simple tale of a family and their elderly neighbour sharing food, friendship and a few games of cards, but the characters and the warmth of the emotions reach out and envelop the reader. I couldn't stop thinking about it once I'd read it:
Poem of the Week goes to agnosticnun's 'Belgrade'. It brilliantly captures how bricks and mortar are only one level of a city, and each resident provides their own colour, texture and structure to what the visitor sees:
This week's Inspiration Point is here: https://www.abctales.com/inspiration-point-ip