Bio Note: An author, poet, educator, my poems and stories have appeared in many international literary magazines, journals and anthologies, including The Fib Review, The Flatbush Review, Street Lit: Representing the Urban Landscape, the Shot Glass Journal, Verse-Virtual and the Atherton Review. My most recent poetry collections are Edges, Rags & Feathers, Serpent’s Tooth: Poems. My first collection of fiction, Masques: Flash Fiction & Short Stories was published in August 2020. A Washington based author, I currently enjoy writing, turning wood, participating in “virtual” poetry readings, and fishing along the Hood Canal.
"We should strive to welcome change and challenges because they are what help us grow." ― H.G. Wells, The Time Machine Images through portholes of space and time swell like helium filled balloons & float in slow motion across treasured dreamscapes & final frontiers; painted faces on lime orbs personalize each gliding vessel as boldly as the initial arc of a lunar cycle: a single eye enhanced with solar mascara, nostrils breathe in possibilities & promises, exhale star dust memories while lips part with childish innocence—smile in anticipation. The epoch travelers bounce along corridors where outer space continuums privilege general relativity to determine movement, create gravitational lensing, identify singularities— rotating black holes that establish gateways to the past, trip the light fantastic to the future— always progressing, bending, building momentum, they quantify each geometric solution ‘til the mask of airy impermanence’s unveiled & voyagers confront present day mysteries with awe and compassion.
©2021 Sterling Warner
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