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Hey, guys, Teresa, Patrick and Jim have gone off to The Island of Spotty Internet Connectivity for the week, leaving Avram and me with the keys. In the fine traditions surrounding the absence of cats, that means the mice should throw a party.
And it occurs to me that it’s been a while since we’ve had a poetry game. In the spirit of a fairly recent entry on Tor.com, I thought we’d do one on settings.
Classic literature, after all, is full of poetry about settings. But there’s precious little about the really neat and wonderful places we find inside the covers of genre books. I thought we could fill in this gap a bit by immortalizing some of our favorite settings in verse, either original or pastiche.
Here are a few seed crystals, including of course the one really classic filk in the genre.