Category Science Fiction

Answer to an Unasked Question

~~~~~ Passionate Pacific my daily inspiration, sunlight, sand and surf. Murmured messages wash on shore, chased by crashing waves. Warm strand, moonlit, twinkling on the swells, reflecting earth, Wind, water, weather form transient art, the sea gives and takes. Humbled by such vastness of ocean, rolling beyond the horizon, This and more besides to stir […]

Happy Trails to You

Happy Trails to You ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ I look around and wonder what each of us sees. Where I sit, it’s cliché, the forest from the trees. I, like, listen to, like, voices impressed by, like; never mind, think I will go out for […]

Report From the Realm

Report From the Realm ~~~~~ “War is Peace; Freedom is Slavery; Ignorance is Strength; Trumpery is Reality” Words by Birds I am the Rouge Regina. You never will find finer. Say bad thing of my rule; it’s fake news, you fool. I am the queen, the best. Just forget all of the rest. Misunderstand what […]

Projected (I hope)

Projected (I hope) ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Shades projected on a wall by searing brightness. A row of lipsticks, twisted open in shades of red, miniature missiles show all that’s left of us, less. Broken, no Rosetta stone translates sacred dead. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, […]

I Dare You

~~~~~ Interaction with humans is often a hazardous proposition at its best. Since others often end in a coffin, Are we equipped to pass the test? Speculative fiction likes to imagine groups of advanced aliens out there, we might someday join, if invited in. If they’re out there, I wonder where. Despite not knowing, why […]

As Every Parent

~~~~~ What have I to offer you that no one has ever thought of? The truth we know, says nothing, and it hardly even matters. Each new day bring fresh vision, as all babies’ first cries echo every sunrise we have known, yet they speak a language death understands. Hope tells us to hold on, […]

Precious Cargo

~~~~~ We never dreamed their intelligence could increase so dramatically, so quickly. Now, I’m frightened and cold, deep underground, where I hide my boys. Still babies, really. Claude, thirteen months, and Alex, just past twenty-three months, I swear. If only Stephen had not been killed, we could have devised a plan. The kinetic strikes destroyed […]

No Place Safe to Stand

~~~~~ If you find something’s wrong don’t cast about looking for a reason I’m the one to libel, always, I must honestly admit, this or any season You think you’re wrong, you’re incorrect, I’ll swear an oath I did it From simple misspelled words to atom bombs, for all I will take credit The argument […]

Trial and Tribulations of a Time Traveler

“I don’t know where I am or why they brought me here.” “You are in my space. You are here because I told them to bring you here. They have never seen anyone like you. You remind them of their maker. Did they tell you they heard his hair turned white overnight? They do not […]

Sad to Report

Like the narcissistic needs of a reborn Christian’s god Donald Trump requires constant praise and adoration It doesn’t even matter if he earns the presidential nod He’ll say, do and promise anything for your adulation It seems there is nothing too incendiary or outrageous My friend says it is simply in the cause of politainment […]