Author Archives: Frank

About Frank

A Sci-Fi & Fantasy author and lyrical poet with a mild obsession for vampires, succubi, goddesses and Supergirl.

A Pride-And-Prejudice Supergirl

A whimsical fiction inspired by the TV series… Dear Alexandra, What abominable misfortune it is that you were unable to attend the ball at Lady Catherine’s last night. All of society it seemed was there and I felt quite out … Continue reading

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The War of the Worlds, or: Three Legs Good, Two Legs Bad

Three is a recurring number in science fiction. We’re familiar with animals with four legs, and humans with two, and many various creatures with even numbers of legs, so in seeking to conjure up images of the alien it is … Continue reading

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Before I Fall

★★★★★ Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk goodreads Lauren Oliver’s Website Lauren Oliver’s Before I Fall (published 2010; now also a Netflix film) is yet another variation on the theme of Groundhog Day, in which the protagonist must relive the same day over and … Continue reading

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International Recognition of Gender Diversity Week

Perhaps to celebrate Supergirl’s latest addition, a transgender superhero played by transgender actress Nicole Maines, this week has been declared the very first international Recognition of Gender Diversity week. Inspired by this, here is an assortment of poems. in praise … Continue reading

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when all lies burning

when all lies burning will those who sold our country still wave their receipts? trump will come again to wade through the cold ashes of british conceit weigh anchor, europe! the british ship sails no more save to the locker … Continue reading

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Pluto

Originally posted on purehaiku:
who denies pluto will surely answer for it when darkness is all ? © Francis James Franklin 2018 ? Francis James Franklin has a contrary sense of humour and a passion for writing; his blog is littered with…

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Venus

Originally posted on purehaiku:
venus enchants all her twilight song bewitching – who could judge Paris? ? © Francis James Franklin 2018 ? Francis James Franklin has a contrary sense of humour and a passion for writing; his blog is littered with…

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