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Haiku - StarChild

Traverse dying suns
Cross cold, dark infinities
Become the StarChild

Picture credit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interpretations_of_2001:_A_Space_Odyssey

Written for: https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2016/02/01/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-82-starchild/


Fiction to Fact - GPS

How did we ever manage to navigate before GPS? This technology might have saved my marriage – more than once – because I have trouble navigating out of a parking lot. 258 more words

Fiction To Fact

2001: A Space Odyssey

 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) is a science-fiction novel by Arthur C. Clarke and an MGM film with screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Clarke. The film stars Keir Dullea (as Dave Bowman) and Gary Lockwood (as Frank Pool). 1,164 more words


"Childhood's End" and the Harvest of Children (Part 3)

While the SyFy Channel’s miniseries borrows a horror cliche of demonic super-children, the novel tackles larger esoteric subjects like cosmic evolution and the harvest of a group soul. 2,892 more words


Why Haven't We Encountered Extra-Terrestrials? Creepy New Scientific Theorem! 

In 1950, physicist Enrico Fermi raised a very important question about the Universe and the existence of extra-terrestrial life. Given the size and age of the Universe, he stated, and the statistical probability of life emerging in other solar systems, why is it that humanity has not seen any indications of intelligence life in the cosmos? 971 more words


Review of 2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke. Paperback sized 4 x 7 inches with 320 pages. First published in the USA in 1968 by New American Library. 106 more words

Book Review

Why "Naked Lunch" is Still Important.

Christopher Marlowe, Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, Arthur C. Clarke, Michael Cunningham, Darren Greer, Timothy Findley, *grumble* Alan Ginsberg *grumble*, Jeffrey MacLean.

I’m not an egotist: I’m working on a conceptual project. 489 more words