The Planets: a scifaiku poetry collection is a literary journey through our solar system featuring poems inspired by the nine planets. All the scifaiku and astropoetry is meant to inspire you to seek out and learn more about the history of human’s exploration and the physical characteristics of the these fascinating worlds.
The inspiration for this poetry collection was born from my love of the NASA space program.
Wendy Van Camp is both the poet and the interior illustrator for the collection. The book was a finalist for the Elgin Award for Best Speculative Poetry Book of the Year for 2020 and 2021. Wendy credits this collection of astropoetry with gaining the post of Poet Laureate for the City of Anaheim, a city that embraces STEM, supporting science in our education system.
Currently, Wendy Van Camp is composing a new astropoetry/scifaiku book called Time and Space. Look for it and for The Planets on Amazon.