Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

There's been an absolute blizzard of great writing lately, well done everyone and keep them coming.smiley  If you've been housebound you'll  appreciate some reads to curl up with and I think these will fit the bill.

Story of the week comes from Truth 42 with a thoroughly enjoyable read:

We get three for the price of one with our poem of the week - Noo's dark triptych:

For the inspiration point I've taken a cue from Parson Thru's soulful piece - do read and click the link at the end for an extra special treat!