a scifaiku poetry collection
written and illustrated by Wendy Van Camp
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The planets have fascinated humanity since the dawn of time. We’ve looked up into the heavens and wondered what these wandering stars are and why they are different from their more stationary cousins. In modern times, humans have sent probes to all the planets in our solar system, sending back tantalizing views from faraway worlds. The planets are woven into our culture and history. They are signposts of our journey ahead.
This collection of 108 science fiction haiku poems (scifaiku) will take you on a journey of exploration showcasing tiny moments of wonder with each of the planets of our solar system.
Come share in the adventure.
I’m pleased to announce the launch of my long-awaited poetry collection, “The Planets: a scifaiku poetry collection”. Scifaiku has been a passion of mine for the past four or five years. Not only do I regularly publish the poems, but I also illustrate and sell them as art prints at the various science fiction conventions that I attend. Some of the poems in this collection have previously published in magazines such as “Far Horizons”, “Quantum Visions”, or “Lit Up” on Medium. I’ve also performed a few sets of them at live open-mic readings.
Most of the 108 short poems in this collection were written for the book and are not seen elsewhere. Likewise, all the pen and ink line art was created by me for this volume. I felt that I should do the art myself since I have a history of illustrating my poems in the past.
This is the ebook launch of “The Planets”, but a paperback is in the works and should be available shortly for all of you who prefer paper.