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Sunday, December 9, 2012
New Poems: Fear and Panic, & Morning Star
Fear and Panic is a science fiction poem of 6 words that juxtaposes the satellites of Mars with the emotions that hover about the battlefield.
Morning Star is a science fiction poem of 5 words that plays upon the irony that Venus, so beautiful and in the heavens, is actually a hellish planet.
I enjoy the challenge of writing minimalist poetry where every word really has to count. Superminis such as these are particularly challenging--remove even one word, and the structure falls apart and the poetry is lost.
Posted by Steven Wittenberg Gordon, MD at 11:56 PM
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