One cocoon, three weeks, and eight monarch dreams later— one windowsill moth. —M.M. Have you checked out @thescifihaiku on Instagram yet? I'm still doing other projects, but that is where most of the exciting stuff if happening these days.Photo Source: Here
Sing me to sleep in celestial seas of spinning star clusters like spiraling e's. Sing me to sleep with starry-skied charms then tuck me in softly with safeguarding arms. —M.M. artwork credit: Emily Sun
Illustrator Bam Bofu and I joined forces on this children's book project, and I'm really pleased with how it turned out. I can't wait to share it with you! Here's the short blurb from Amazon: "Brothers Hershel, Leo, and Sammy are in for a surprise when they wake up one morning to the sound of... Continue Reading →
Leading Edge Magazine is a science fiction and fantasy journal. Leading Edge has published work by writers such as Orson Scott Card and Brandon Sanderson (whose class I am taking.) I submitted several pieces earlier this year, and two of them, "Stuck" and "Touchdown Blues", were selected for publication in Issue 74. You can read "Touchdown Blues" online... Continue Reading →
Fearless Faith and fear may be opposed, but the two are not opposites. Do not be deceived. For faith is brighter, is stronger, is vaster, than pinched-up, fist-clenched, pitiable fear. —M.M. Watercolor by Maria Raczynska. Watch a video of it being painted here. More poetry by M.M. here.
If you’re tired because you’ve tried, that’s okay. Often the best steps forward are spelled with the same letters. —M.M. Watercolor by Yong Chen. Read more by M.M.
Upward Do not fear a rocky start, for so also began the mountains who tower above the earth and enjoy the company of the sky. —M.M. Watercolor by Ruth Bailey More poems by M.M. here.
The Comeback When shooting wastebasket hoops, use the wall as a backboard. Gamechangers often come on the rebound. —M.M. Read more by M.M. here.
The Cook Book I got myself an apron. I got a tall white hat. I bought myself a ladle. I bought a cutting mat. I found the strainers, knives, and spoons —it said to in my book. Now it looks like all I need’s a book on how to cook. —M.M. Watercolor by Bev... Continue Reading →