One of my supporters, LJ user the_vulture, has written an insightful analysis for the series Path of the Paladins. "The Symbolism of 'Stained' " discusses how the imagery and actions in the poem "Stained" reveal thematic aspects of the series and deep spiritual truths. I have linked to this essay from the Serial Poetry page.
The Serial Poetry page has been updated. "Husband by Hand" won the poll and has been published, so that one is now linked. "Will Not" has been opened for microfunding, with a link to the visible portion. Other open epics have also been marked as microfunding.
The Serial Poetry page has been updated with six new poems in Fiorenza, the Italian Herbalist and in Path of the Paladins. These are poems from the donor perk prompts, one of which will be selected in a poll for free posting.
LJ user meeksp has illustrated "Restoration" on request from LJ user minor_architect. I have linked to the sketch on LiveJournal and Dreamwidth from the Serial Poetry page at the end of the Monster House entry.
Yesterday's Poetry Fishbowl produced a bunch of new serial poems, plus the linkbacks perk poem, which have been listed in their respective positions on the Serial Poetry page.
Linked and visible online are "One Eye on the Horizon" (Path of the Paladins), "The Peacehorse" (The Ocracies), "Pet Projects" (Monster House), and "The Picket Fence Committee" (Monster House).
Listed but not yet sponsored or published are "Farm and Field" (Fiorenza, the Italian Herbalist) and "Salt and Pepper" (Path of the Paladins).
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Elizabeth Barrette lives in central Illinois. She writes in the fields of speculative fiction, gender studies, and nature religions.