Posts Tagged "Rhysling Award Nominee"

A Great Clerk of Necromancy

by on Jul 2, 2013 in Poetry | 6 comments

  Rhysling Award Nominee “Long Poem” A Great Clerk of Necromancy Catherynne M. Valente   Look: I am eight I look up from a vast recliner kingdom upholstered in 1970s off–gold and off–emerald I look up from a paperback I shouldn’t be reading and ask a room of...

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No Poisoned Comb

by on Apr 3, 2012 in Poetry | 0 comments

By Amal El-Mohtar                                                                                                                             Rhysling Award Nominee “Short Poem” The tale is wrong. I bear no grudge. A story in the teeth of time will shift its outlined shape,...

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Lion Heart

by on Nov 1, 2011 in Poetry | 0 comments

By Tim Pratt                                                                                                                                          Rhysling Award Nominee “Short Poem” I settle for the first oracle I can find (there’s no sense being picky in a...

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Down Cycles

by on Aug 2, 2011 in Poetry | 0 comments

Rhysling Award Nominee “Short Poem” In the enrichment center it is like war inasmuch as “war” retrieves an observation about long periods of inactivity punctuated by fundamental change. Every time they come there is more: graffiti/blood/data/despair I made every one of them a...

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The Walking Man Goes Looking for the Sons of John: Six Cantos

by on May 17, 2011 in Poetry | 0 comments

by Elizabeth R. McClellan                                                                                                                Rhysling Award Nominee: “Long Poem” For Betsy Phillips, who knows how the roads lie. I. The Devil is a good old boy at heart who wishes...

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