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She loves sitting on the porch and watching people in the sun. #beagle #puppy #pittsburgh

She loves sitting on the porch and watching people in the sun. #beagle #puppy #pittsburgh

A Justification for Scifaiku

A Justification for #Scifaiku #poetry #amWriting

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!

The Role of Science Fiction in Poetry A justification for scifaiku

Recently, while trying to define and explain “scifaiku” to someone, I was told that he “did not like the sci-fi stuff…

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Back seat shot on the way back from the Rivers Casino #pittsburgh

Back seat shot on the way back from the Rivers Casino #pittsburgh

No artificial ingredients. No high fructose corn syrup. #yummy

No artificial ingredients. No high fructose corn syrup. #yummy

Drinking General Braddock’s India  Pale Ale, a local brew here in #Pittsburgh. Got the growler at another favorite watering hole, D’s Six Pack & Dogs.

Drinking General Braddock’s India Pale Ale, a local brew here in #Pittsburgh. Got the growler at another favorite watering hole, D’s Six Pack & Dogs.

Tonight’s #whiskey delight: Spicebox Canadian Whiskey

Tonight’s #whiskey delight: Spicebox Canadian Whiskey

SciFaiku Digest #1

SciFaiku Digest 1 #scifaiku #poety

Just a dump of some of my scifaiku.  Some are decent.  Some are crap.  Enjoy!

climbing  trees
a thirteen-year-old
Legolas

01/20/14

microscope eyepiece
reveals a tiny figure
waving at me

07/29/13

ancient fossil
embedded in sediment
wearing bluetooth

07/29/13

inside the pentagram
flickering in candlelight;
hot sauce

07/29/13

fighting ourselves
we never see
– that alien ship

07/25/13

it’…

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Let the editing begin. #amEditing #amWriting #whiskey #bourbon #pittsburgh #novel #writer #scifi

Let the editing begin. #amEditing #amWriting #whiskey #bourbon #pittsburgh #novel #writer #scifi

@ashleeboop petting her #puppy as she watches #potterheadweekend

@ashleeboop petting her #puppy as she watches #potterheadweekend