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The Role of Science Fiction in Poetry A justification for scifaiku
I wrote this a number of years ago for publication in a long-forgotten online magazine that is now defunct. Since I have been talking scifaiku on Twitter with some people lately, I thought I’d republish. Enjoy!
Recently, while trying to define and explain “scifaiku” to someone, I was told that he “did not like the sci-fi stuff…
Just a dump of some of my scifaiku. Some are decent. Some are crap. Enjoy!
reveals a tiny figure
waving at me
embedded in sediment
inside the pentagram
flickering in candlelight;
we never see
– that alien ship