There are many forms of madness, one of them is love.
Think of all those times you found yourself talking back to whatever you were reading. Maybe you yelled at a character. Maybe you offered sympathy. Maybe you had a simple conversation. You know you’ve done this at least once. Put it to good use. Write a letter poem to a character who’s haunted you, made […]
Fill in the end of each sentence at least three times, using different words. Then use one of each sentence somewhere in the same poem. A door is not a/an _________________________. A human is not a/an ______________________. A fence is not a/an ________________________. A planet is not a/an _______________________. A marble is not a/an ______________________. […]
Fairy tale time! Think about any of the following scenarios: What happens after Cinderella marries the prince? What happens to the dwarves after Snow White awakes ? What happens when Rapunzel cuts her hair? Now choose one of the forms below: Petrarchan sonnet Pantoum Villanelle Now go write your poem. Feel free to share your […]
Introducing the SFPA’s new Treasurer – AJ Odasso
Did you know the Science Fiction & Poetry Association has T-Shirts??? Well we do!!! And they’re ON SALE!!! In an effort to make room for an anticipated 40th Anniversary T-SHIRT REDESIGN, we are selling off our back stock t-shirt inventory for the low low price of $10.00 USD!! Cost includes free shipping* to anywhere in […]
The 2017 Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA) Poetry Contest opens today! This contest is open to all poets, including non-members of the SFPA. Poets may enter in three categories: Dwarf (poems 1–10 lines [prose poems 0–100 words]) Short (11–49 lines [prose poems 101–499 words]) Long (50 lines and more [prose poems 500+ words]) All sub-genres of speculative poetry […]
2017 Rhysling Poets’ Showcase #20
2017 Rhysling Poets’ Showcase #18 – the poets behind the poems.
2017 Rhysling Showcase #17