Dualities

My mythic SFnal poem “Dualities” is up in Mythic Delirium.

The universal flow of prime numbers
unleashed from your/my sleeves
surrounds you/me in pillars of light. I/you never
understood math, you/I never
knew much about architecture, languages,
the processing of speech into data and storysong, that
wordshaping that anchored me/you in the ground. You/I navigate
between stars with motion/no motion
that exists outside timeflow and yet bound in it; the manifold, unfolding
along the pathways of the veins.
(read all of it at Mythic Delirium)

The science fictional parts of “Dualities” are set in the Boundless Universe, a very old universe of mine in which I have hardly written anything, but in which I suddenly have two other upcoming pieces: “Archival Testimony Fragments/Minersong“, a poem in Uncanny; and a short story, “Stalemate,” in Lackington’s.

“Dualities” is matched in the issue with Michele Bannister’s wonderful “The Ensouling of Spacecraft,” which I wholeheartedly recommend.

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Rose Lemberg is a queer, bigender immigrant from Eastern Europe and Israel. Their work has appeared in Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Unlikely Story, Uncanny, and other venues, and has been a finalist for the Nebula, Tiptree, Elgin, Rhysling, and Crawford awards.

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