1book140 readers voiced support for both poetry and short stories this coming month, but I think we might be best served by holding poetry for the spring, the most romantic of seasons. Also: I love short stories, and according to a bunch of smart people, they're having a renaissance right now. (According to other smart people, that's hyped-up poppycock.)
"The river was our source of water. Now, the people won't touch it. They are repulsed by it."