Ten Science Fiction Haiku by Denny E. Marshall

Ten Science Fiction Haiku
Denny E. Marshall

sun
safe
space heater

(1st Published in Breaking It Down)

the light of the stars
in view tonight is not real
old photos from past

(1st Published in Germ)

meteor showers
signals sent by aliens
morse code messages

(1st Published in Breaking It Down)

third rock from the sun
waiting patiently in line
moves up to second

(1st Published in Farther Stars Then These)

slowly the world froze
universe stands motionless
time takes a short break

(1st Published in The Record)

ten thousand spaceships
hover like colored balloons
rainbow invasion

(1st Published in High Coupe)

aliens war plan
bring back T. Rex herds to life
guess who extinct now

(1st Published in Eskimo Pie)

“land there.” shouts captain
who would look for spaceship at
roswell landing site

(1st Published in Eskimo Pie)

on Olympus Mons
sixteen-mile high mars mountain
below room to hide

(1st Published in Farther Stars Then These)

alien garden
lettuce, celery, and corn
four rows of humans

(1st Published in Far Horizons)

Four Robot Haiku

lost somewhere in space
finally find floating sphere
HAL 9000

(1st Published in The Machinery)

waiting by the craft
for glimpse of alien
only a robot

(1st Published in High Coupe)

robot invaders
froze without lubrication
earth ran out of oil

(1st Published in Star*line)

robot commandment
thou shall not
steal steel

(1st Published in Farther Stars Then These)

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