Scifaiku #2

lunarrover

stirring up sand
along dead sea shores
lunar landfall

Haiku #2

hearse

swirling exhaust
from a hearse tailpipe
departing soul

A Leaf Out Of The Grammar Nazi’s Manual

The word “no” is often used to shorten the word no “know,” but at least once per day I see the word “know” used in place of “no.” This post on chotisibaatein by fictionistassan highlights my frustratations.

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I came across this picture on Facebook 😉 I really wish I could print it out and stick it on the forehead of every person who commits silly mistakes when it comes to grammar :p

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Honestly, I think I’ll smash my laptop if I have to read some bs status again, by some person with no knowledge of grammar whatsoever!

Here’s a few hilarious and utterly ridiculous ones I found… Yea google helped me 😉 :p

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Are you guys also annoyed by such faulty, incomprehensible statements? Have you come across hilarious ones? 🙂

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Scifaiku

two heads
evolution looking
the other way

Horrorku #3

oaktree

ancient oak
surrenders to the woodsman
a dryad screams

2014 Rhysling Award Winners

Rhysling2014CoverLast week, the Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA) announced the winners of the 2014 Rhysling Awards. The SFPA awards the Rhysling in two length categories for the best science fiction, fantasy, or horror poem published during the previous year.

Short Poem Category (less than 50 lines):

First Place: “Turning the Leaves” by Amal El-Motar, Apex Magazine 55

Second Place: “Rivers” by Geoffrey A. Landis, Asimov’s Science Fiction, June 2013

Third Place: “Music of the Stars” by Bruce Boston, 2013 Balticon Program Book

Long Poem Category (50 or more lines)

First Place: “Interregnum” by Mary Soon Lee, Star*Line 36.4

Second Place: “Hungry Constellations” by Mike Allen, Goblin Fruit, Fall 2013

Third Place: “I will show you a single treasure from the treasures of Shah Niyaz” by Rose Lemberg, Goblin Fruit, Summer 2013

Congratulations to the winners, runner-ups, and all the nominees. Looking forward to another year of great speculative poetry.

Holiday Haiku

emptyaspirinjar

her mother
visiting for Christmas
empty aspirin jar

Horrorku #2

CemeteryStones

oblong boxes
beneath a dewy tablecloth
corpses pine

Horrorku

rusty gate
squeals with the coming dawn
oblong box slams shut