NaPoWriMo: Yggdrasil, Dragonboy Whores of Aershura, Copious DRA=coNizica and Reverent Dreams

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These are my entries for National poetry Month. I missed out on Day 1-3 but I’m writing ’em anyway. The first one is a reference to Haruka Shimotsuki’s Yggdrasil and Yuragu Sora albums. The second is a reference to her song on a Doujin (self published) album she made in collaboration with Rekka Katakiri, Bassy and Chata (the Barbarian on the Groove group). The third is a cyberpunk/rainy day poem for my community story, Dragon Spire. The last one is a tribute to Ian M Banks (I read that he’s sick) and his Culture stories. I’ve never read a single Culture book (novels don’t bode we’ll with me) but I’m making a tribute anyway using the prompt from Napowrimo.net.

All poems use elements from Dragons & Cicadas.
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Yggdrasil

Lui-Draghi xazso cilhy
K’lir voivel, neu-l-uogil
Camare, lasoyu Ellju
Zecklé noi

He felt the air filtering through his parted fingers
He loved the sky, and from his hill he embraced the breeze
The turbines swung and swung the wills of the Earth
The purification of air made the breeze come faster and harder like the snow

The airy boy was holding out both his arms
It was like a thank-you prayer to the air
The grass, in all their millions of glory, shifted and shifted in wake

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NaPoWriMo: Yggdrasil, Dragonboy Whores of Aershura, Copious DRA=coNizica and Reverent Dreams

More Free Storybooks

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I am back with another free books post. Today I am promoting books by my good friends John Patin, Linell Jeppsen and T. Jackson King.
Free today is: Dragons and Cicadas (still) and Tales from Tomorrow #4. I am blogging about the free events of these two books.

Free today is Tales from Tomorrow #4 by John Patin. This one contains dragons in it (gotta love dragons~). Also, I’ll be contributing a story for the sixth issue.

CONTENTS in TT#4:

Dreambones – part 1 of a serialized novel
…. Eric Rice was a Deepscout looking for a big discovery. He found it. The problem was going to be surviving long enough to cash in.

C. O. D.
…. Dani and Ringer are back with a new delivery to make. What could go wrong this time? After all, Riviera is a resort world where every day is a Perfect day!

Prime Directive – a short short
…. There are some things our leaders never tell us about. But then, their only motivation is to always do what is best for us, right?

Linell Jeppsen becomes our inaugural guest contributor with the first half of her Prequel to Story Time – answering questions raised in her novel.

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Today’s Free Storybooks

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I was suppose to blog about free books, my birthday and NaPoWriMo yesterday but I have no idea what happened. I shouldn’t be this busy. There are two free books today: Dragons and Cicadas and Tales from Tomorrow #3. I am blogging about the free events of these two books.

Free today is Tales from Tomorrow #3 by John Patin.

CONTENTS in TT#3:

Three more exciting Science Fiction tales from John Patin’s future-verse:

EPSILON EXPRESS
It was just a simple delivery. After thirty years of isolation who could object to getting a few packages?
~ 9,500 words

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