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
Ah, February— beneath your hailstones and frostbite I can tell you are all wooly socks and warm coco. —M.M. _____________Artwork credit: Rob Dudley
There is a house of colored brick—all frosted yellows, pales blues—and neatly at its side is piled a green and faded garden hose. The porch is wide and overhead
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
I watched you glide across the lake in a yellow kayak. Your braid trailed in the clear water. I half expected the kayak's prow to lift free and slide silently up into the sunlight. Next time, if it does, will you take me with you? My kayak is red. —M.M. Watercolor "Kayaking Along the Shoreline"... Continue Reading →
Enjoy your choice. Just Be in time. This is the joy of missing out. —M.M. Note: JOMO was Word of the Day on dictionary.com Monday, May 13, 2019. It was defined as, "a feeling of contentment with one’s own pursuits and activities, without worrying over the possibility of missing out on what others may be... 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.