Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

Amongst the riches on the site this week, two in particular stood out for me from the moment I read them.

Story of the Week is Ball Bearing from ice rivers.  A funny, reflective tale of a friendship, a fibre optic bear and the dynamics of the office Christmas Party:

Poem of the Week is the stunning Everyone Remembers Everything Eventually, by lavadis. Beautiful, complex, but so easy to just lose yourself in:

This week's Inspiration Point is here: