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I’ve decided to publish a new chapbook of speculative poetry and microfiction at the end of February, so they’re available for sale at 2010: A Space Oddity. I plan to do a limited, numbered edition of 100, with a mix of three different covers. I’m taking advance orders now via PayPal to joannemerriam@gmail.com (or mail […]

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Was playing with Wordle (again) tonight and came up with this cloud for “Thirteen Scifaiku for Blackbirds“:

Ice feathers across the biodome.

Strange Horizons has published my poem “Thirteen Scifaiku for Blackbirds.” Go read, and if you like it (or don’t), let me know in their comments section. This is of course based on Wallace Stevens’ “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird.” It’s a favourite for parody and homage; some available online are: Andy Bloch’s “13 […]