Posts Tagged "Poetry"

Fury

by on Feb 24, 2017 in Poetry | 0 comments

If a muscle is located, not in the wing, but in the rachis, or if eyeballs are attached directly to eyelashes and the pelt is just a tuft of muscle tissues, or if the intestine of a child falls short of muscles at the expense of a muscle bound layette and slippers, which stretch their...

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The Galatea

by on Jan 27, 2017 in Poetry | 0 comments

You invented me, my maker— built me out of clockworks and gears, the Eve of my kind, the first metal foot on the Earth. A marvel, a myth come to life. I reread your manuals, your notes, graph paper brittle between bronze fingertips. They make sense to me; their logic sings through my...

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Wormhole

by on Jan 23, 2017 in Poetry | 0 comments

I’ve almost lapped the light, nearly rounded the corner from one day to the next. Edges are always difficult: lines between here, there; then, now; together, alone. In the empty gap, whiteout fog forms. It doesn’t creep. It doesn’t bother me to be far out of touch. Devices meant...

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Disobedient

by on Jan 13, 2017 in Poetry | 2 comments

Yes. I ran away. I didn’t bring her in. I’m sorry, General. But before you have them run me through, Just let me explain. I’m not a real good talker. Not like your silver-tongued senators, Or some Greek philosopher. I’m just a Centurion. An old soldier. But I had...

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Rhysling Awards Eligibility

by on Jan 11, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

We made it to 2017!  Everyone died and the world is going to end, but most importantly, it’s award nomination time!  The Rhysling Awards for speculative fiction poetry is taking nominations from SFPA members until Sunday, January 15th.  We know you love us, but we would appreciate...

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