Dec 27, 2013

Australian Poetry at Strange Horizons

While I am thinking poetry and speculative fiction please take a gander at Jenny Blackford’s Power Men at Strange Horizons.  I think this is a really good poem a great blend of Australian/ Mythic/Speculative concepts.

Power Men

By Jenny Blackford

16 December 2013

They stand so stiff, so steely-bright,
frozen on their straight tracks from hill to hill—
sharp-pointed skeletons of ancient geometric trolls
or bunyips, caught by too-sudden sunrise
while striding straight-legged over roads and scrub and creeks.

. . . [read on]

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