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Triolet Play I

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Playing around with poetic form: A Triolet

Silence seals the pact
The hush of breath caught in his chest
Too frail to move, too weak to act
Silence seals the pact
Sworn in blood, bright crimson track
In aching truth too late confessed
Silence seals the pact
The hush of breath caught in his chest

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Review: Syndicate- Tales from the Twisted Eden Sector

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Syndicate: Tales from the Twisted Eden Sector
by Lyle S. Tanner

Syndicate: Tales from the Twisted Eden Sector is a collection of related short stories set in a world where magic exists, hidden in the shadowed backstreets. Gangs, cults and criminal enterprises use magicians for their own ends, but with the warning to their members, “Don’t let the Syndicate catch you doing that.” Read More →

Solstice Rain

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Comes the sun
Comes the thunder
With the lightning
With lightning forked
With lightning flashing
Comes the rain
Comes the rain with me

 

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Rift: The Birth of Sorrow

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She was in a dream. The mist curled around the roots of the tree. She looked up to see the boughs strung with spiderwebs, lit with dewdrops that gleamed in the darkness. The tree groaned when she reached up to touch the bark. It had to be Gloamwood. Read More →

Rift: Hunger

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Down. Moving slowly, smooth stone on her hands and knees, she crept through the darkness without a mage light to guide her. There was no need for light in this place. Dark. Close. The air didn’t move here. Her tiny body fit easily within the space. For most others, the tight squeeze through the tunnel could bring forth the terror of collapse or entrapment, the panic of being buried alive. Read More →

Opinion: Writing in full color.

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I grew up in libraries, usually in the Science Fiction section. I’ve been an SF geek since I read “Brave New World” way before I could really understand what it meant. There aren’t a lot of people of color in SF. Those who do show up, especially in the works I grew up reading, are stereotypes typical of the cultural attitudes of the times.  The one exception to this was the day I read A Wizard of Earthsea and realized that Ged wasn’t a white guy. I was thrilled. Read More →