Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

ABC writers have approached the New Year with vigour, and there has been some truly exceptional writing on the site this week.  

After much thought, Story of the Week goes to 'Risky Business' by Tipp Hex.  There's wonderful description, of people, events and scenery, and it poses thoughtful questions which really engage the reader: 

Poem of the Week goes to Jane Hyphen for 'Somebody Sang And I Saw The Colour Blue', a beautiful mediation on memory and perception.  It lingers in the mind long after reading:

This week's Inspiration Point is here: