Long time no post (not even Sunday recs – sorry about that). This month has been ridic busy. So much work, so many other things I’ve been taking care of… I think I haven’t even mentioned that I decided to do Camp Nanowrimo this month. Anyway, I did! 😀 Because of all the busy and […]
Month: April 2015
The art of interpretation
At my writing group meeting last Friday, we had a pretty cool poetry exercise: using literal English translations of poetry originally written in other languages, we had to transform the translations into our own poetry, or make the literal translation more “poetic”. Since I’m rather pleased with what I came up with, I thought I’d […]
Poem sale to Goblin Fruit
Some lovely news I’ve quite forgotten to share – my poem “Village Woman” is going to appear in the Winter 2015 issue of Goblin Fruit! So happy to get that poem out, and to be included in GF again. I lovelovelove that magazine.
Poem up in The Stare’s Nest
My poem “The World in Springtime” is now up in The Stare’s Nest. Yay! Here is the direct link to the poem. It’s still not very spring-like here – it’s rainy and grey today. I wrote this poem in late April 2013, though, so there’s always hope that in about three weeks’ time even Finland […]
Other people have written wiser words than me on the Hugo debacle, so I’ll leave that for now (suffice it to say I’m disgusted; here’s a pretty good summary of it). Instead, let’s escape into beautiful words! Three poems for this Easter Sunday: “Seeds” by M Sereno (in Strange Horizons): Oh, this poem calls to […]
Three short poems in Snakeskin!
Three of my poems are included in April’s Short Poems issue of Snakeskin: Read “Pomeranian”, “Lauttasaari Bridge”, and “Human Nature” here! “Pomeranian” is part of a silly series of dog poems I’ve been writing occasionally, with an emphasis on cuteness and word-play. I really like other people’s dogs (would not have the time or inclination […]