Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

A couple of real crackers for you this week (pun definitely intended).

Our Poem of the Week is 'Exhaling Stars' by the-real-jaw.  Beautiful use of language and symbolism together with sharp observation of the world in all its bleak reality.  It's a tremendous piece of work:

Story of the Week goes to Part 4 of Canonette's marvellous 'UV'.  Another example of sharp observation married wtih humour and the most skilful use of language.  Please do read all of the other parts as well: 

This week's Inspiration Point is here:

Happy Christmas to all you wonderful ABC Talers!