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Dr. Geoffrey A. Landis
Dr. Geoffrey A. Landis is a scientist, a science fiction writer, and a poet. As a SF writer, he has won the Hugo and Nebula awards for short fiction, and is the author of one novel, Mars Crossing, and a collection of short stories, Impact Parameter (and Other Quantum Realities). As a scientist, he has been part of the science team of the Mars Exploration Rovers mission, and works on technology for advanced space missions. As a poet, he has twice won the Rhysling award for best short science fiction poem, and is the author of several hundred poems and one collection of poetry, Iron Angels. He lives in Berea, Ohio, with his wife, writer Mary A. Turzillo, and four cats. More information can be found on his web page, www.geoffreylandis.com.
The following work is Copyright © 2013, and owned by Dr. Geoffrey A. Landis and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
One Breath Poem
Open Mike at the Neon Cup
Tires ripping across wet asphalt
Behind the blue-neon coffee-cup,
a single poet,
Mohammed & Jesus
Bright bits of color:
Mohammed and Jesus,
Marius Surleac was born in Vaslui, Romania. He is a physicist. He lives in Bucharest. His works appear in poetry and prose anthologies. He published poetry in the journals: Pif Magazine (US), Dear Sir (Austria), Novo Slovo (Serbia), Atlas Poetica (US), Boston Poetry Magazine (US), Convorbiri Literare, Hyperion, Conta, Vatra, Tiuk, Oglinda Literară, EgoPhobia, Feedback, and others. He translated to Romanian poetry by Marc Vincenz, Valzhyna Mort, Peycho Kanev. In 2011 he published his first poetry book called Zeppelin Jack, Herg Benet publishing house. Visit Marius on the web here.
The following work is Copyright © 2013, and owned by Marius Surleac and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
the elephant rips off all stanzas
a devilish sneer
a provocative fart
a red puff of wind