Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

Once again, loads of thanks to all you wonderful ABCTalers for so many splendid contributions to the site.  We know from feedback how much pleasure, inspiration and support our members get from each other, and it feels especially important right now.

Also delighted to see that two of our writers, Penny4athought and Laurie Avadis, have new books out:

Story of the Week goes to 'The Bountiful' by celticman.  Beautifully written, as always from this author, it combines engrossing adventure with thoughtful reflections on humanity:

Poem of the Week is 'In Winter', a complete delight from the-real-jaw.  It's a lovely miniature, with an especially beautiful last line, and there's an audio link so you can hear the poet reading it:

This week's Inspiration Point is here:

Hoping you all stay safe!