July 16th, 2007

Egrets Reading

Speculative Sonnets

The SFPA is having a sonnet contest and some have asked me for samples of speculative sonnets.

Here's what I was able to find online:

Here’s some sample speculative sonnets of various genres that I found online, all of which would fit the contest criteria:

Reflections of a Fading Mir
by Ann K Schwader
http://www.mythicdelirium.com (scroll down to the poem which tied for 2nd place in the 2001 Rhysling Awards)

Sylvan Prince
by A.E. Lowery
http://www.goblinfruit.net/summer07/sylvanprince.html

Devouring Muse
by Thomas Zimmerman
http://www.goblinfruit.net/april06/9.htm

Armin Meiwes
by SP Somtow
http://www.hd-image.com/poetry/armin_meiwes.htm

Her Technologies
by Keith Allen Daniels
http://www.malcolm.id.au/iq/iq-51.html#Poem

(Re-reading "Her Technologies" reminds me how much I miss Keith)

Mycoplasma Frankensteinza
by Deborah P Kolodji
http://www.malcolm.id.au/iq/iq-53.html#Poem

Big Bang Experiment
by Deborah P Kolodji
http://www.malcolm.id.au/iq/iq-60.html#Poem

I know this isn't even the tip of the iceberg. If you know of others, why not post a link in the comments here?