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Sometimes, poetry may help you with homophones.

But outer Space, At least this far, For all the fuss Of the populace, Stays more popular Than populous — Robert Frost This little poem often runs through my head when I see someone use the wrong homophone, usually writing … Continue reading

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Sometimes, he gets a weird idea for poetry made of… spam!

Back this summer, my blogger friend Laura mentioned writing a bit of “found poetry” using spam email. I thought that sounded like fun, so I began collecting subject lines from spam that looked as if they’d have potential… So I … Continue reading

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Poetry Meme Fail, plus recollections of a sunny day in mad February

What’s wrong with this picture? Well, let me tell you… First of all, that is not, by any stretch of the imagination, a “yellow wood.”  I’m not sure exactly what those trees are (something just beginning to leaf out in the … Continue reading

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At the beginning of all this, I promised you poets. I promised you dragons. Today, you get both. F is for Frost. You may have guessed by now that I’m kinda fond of the works of poet Robert Frost.  Well, … Continue reading

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This time I’ve got artwork for you… B is for Betula. The Betula is a starship from my work-in-progress science fiction novel, The Excalibur Mission.  The ship’s name is from the Latin word for the birch tree, and an indirect … Continue reading

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How can stars not be aware? All that patterned energy, All those billions of years, So surely they develop minds in time. Mrs. Whatsit used to be a star. She has a friend whose grandson is a doctor, you know. … Continue reading

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