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

Devouring Muse
by Thomas Zimmerman

Armin Meiwes
by SP Somtow

Her Technologies
by Keith Allen Daniels

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

Mycoplasma Frankensteinza
by Deborah P Kolodji

Big Bang Experiment
by Deborah P Kolodji

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?