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Micro-Poem (No.7) Sci-Fi Geek

Updated on February 19, 2017
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John values the use of humour and enjoys writing and reading limericks and jokes. He is a fan of Monty Python, Mr Bean, Black Books etc.

The Tardis has landed.
The Tardis has landed. | Source
Amy Pond and The Doctor
Amy Pond and The Doctor | Source
Frodo Baggins and the Ring
Frodo Baggins and the Ring | Source

Sci-Fi Geek

I'm a fantasy and sci-fi geek

Some people may think I'm a freak.

Through time and space with Dr Who,

Or part of Firefly's gallant crew.


I may be found in distant skies

Captaining the Enterprise,

Or helping Frodo find the ring,

To slaying dragons for the King.


The real truth is,

I'm a Man In Black,

Just waiting....

For my memory back.


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"It's all true!" Luciente shouted with amazement . . . "Sometimes I suspect our history is infected with propaganda. Many of my generation . . . suspect the Age of Greed and Waste to be . . . crudely overdrawn. But to burn your compost! To pour your shit into the waters others downstream must drink! That fish must live in! Into rivers whose estuaries and marshes are links in the whole offshore food chain! Wait till I tell Bee and Jackrabbit! Nobody's going to believe this."

-- Marge Piercy, Woman on the Edge of Time

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    • Jodah profile imageAUTHOR

      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Thank you Fullerman, good to see a comment from you. I appreciate your reading and glad you enjoyed this.

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      Ryan Fuller 

      4 years ago from Louisiana, USA

      Great work and good job to incorporate some of the shows and movies within the poem. I enjoyed this poem.

    • Jodah profile imageAUTHOR

      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Thanks Nell. Yes it usually takes a few episodes to embrace the new Doctor doesn't it, but Peter Capaldi was growing on me by the end of the first episode so I think he will be good. I wasn't sure about Matt Smith at first but I got to like him. Star Trek's a classic too. Glad you enjoyed this.

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Hey Carrie, sounds like you enjoyed this poem :) sorry it wasn't longer, but I do have about 14 other micro poems written in a similar vein, that you may like to check out. Thanks for reading.

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      Nell Rose 

      4 years ago from England

      Me too Jodah! lol! I love the new Doctor Who, Peter Capaldi is okay! I say okay because it was only the first episode a couple of nights ago, but so far so good! And yes Star Trek, my favorite of all time, so here's to us sci fi nuts! lol! loved your poem!

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      Carrie Lee Night 

      4 years ago from Northeast United States

      Jodah: Great start ! :). Funny and interesting :). My only criticism is I want more ! :). I want to hear much more about your geeky obsessions :). Thank you for sharing.

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Hey Kevin, glad you enjoyed this one. Thanks for the great comment , vote up, share and pin.

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      The Examiner-1 

      4 years ago

      It was great John! I loved it, every word that you wrote! It gets an A+ in my books. Every word and line was in the right place. I voted up, shared, pinned and G+ it.

      Kevin

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Hey tillsontitan, glad to meet another sci-fi fan and that you enjoyed this poem. Vote ups are always appreciated.

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      Mary Craig 

      4 years ago from New York

      I love to watch and read Sci-Fi

      It's a great pleasure to the mind and eye

      Love it and love your poem!!

      Voted up, awesome, and interesting.

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Thanks for reading Mary, this is one of my micro-poem series. They are all very short. Sort of a poetic version of flash fiction. Glad you liked the soundtrack and thanks for the vote up.

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      Marie Flint 

      4 years ago from Jacksonville, Florida USA

      Hello Jodah,

      I enjoyed the poem and thought you did a good job expanding the theme for hub length. (For some reason, though, I thought the poem was going to be epic length, in spite of the title saying "micro-poem.")

      Nice soundtrack.

      Voted interesting.

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      Phyllis Doyle Burns 

      4 years ago from High desert of Nevada.

      Hi Jodah. You are most welcome. I am revamping, too. I update one or two every few days. Every time I do, the score really jumps up fast, which is nice to see.

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Thank you Phyllis. I haven't written a micro-poem in awhile. I have to rectify that. I have been going through all my lower ranked hubs though and revamping them. Whatever change they have made to the HP algorithm seems to be working ok, as every hub I have updated has increased in score. Thanks for the vote up.

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      Phyllis Doyle Burns 

      4 years ago from High desert of Nevada.

      Such a sci-fi Geek. You are so good at this kind of poem. And the pictures you find really enhance the hub. Voted UP, A, I, wonderful and H+

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Thanks Audrey for enjoying and sharing. Much appreciated.

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      Audrey Hunt 

      4 years ago from Idyllwild Ca.

      Such a clever poem Jodah. I really enjoyed this and so will all my friends and connections. Passing this on!

    • Jodah profile imageAUTHOR

      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Thank you Sunny, I'm glad you can relate to my geekiness. Glad you enjoyed.

      Hey Laurie, I hope you enjoy these micro-poems as much as I love writing them. Thanks for your kind comment.

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      Rayne123 

      4 years ago

      Hi Jodah, I like these series of poems, they tell a huge story in such few words.

      Laurie

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      Sunny River 

      4 years ago from A Place Without A Name which resides somewhere between Fantasy and Belief, just north of Reality

      This is great! Love it! I'm a huge geek myself so I totally know what you mean. :D

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      A smile a day keeps the frowns away. Thank you Audrey, glad I could do that for you.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      4 years ago from California

      Ah you made me smile today! Thank you!!

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Wow, Christy...thank you so much.

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      Christy Birmingham 

      4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      Well how can I NOT vote this one Up and Awesome?!! :)

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Thank you once again FlourishAnyway. I'll try to keep writing more of these.

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      FlourishAnyway 

      4 years ago from USA

      I really enjoy your Micro poem series. Voted up and awesome.

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Glad to meet another sci-fi and especially Dr Who fan Alicia. Thank you very much for the kind comment.

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      Linda Crampton 

      4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      I love science fiction (especially Doctor Who) and I love this poem!

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Thank you so much Suzette, I really appreciate your kind comments.

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      Suzette Walker 

      4 years ago from Taos, NM

      Really a cool poem! I am not into sci/fi that much, but I do like fantasy. I like how you pulled all this together in one poem and the images are fantastic. Enjoyed reading this!

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Thanks for the advice Suzanne. I'll have to look into that.

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      Suzanne Day 

      4 years ago from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

      If you put them into a book with a snazzy title and great front cover, then publish on Amazon Kindle (electronic version only) it costs nothing! I put a book up that way. It was fun and easy (apart from getting the formatting in Word right for Amazon). Then you could link to it in your hubs!

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Yes drbj, I've been trying to keep it a secret...haha, but now the truth is out there.

      Thank you Marie Maric.

      Hi Suzanne,

      Thanks for the compliment. I've been contemplating that with their popularity. Don't really know how to go about getting a book published but may have to look into it...read some tips on here.

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      Suzanne Day 

      4 years ago from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

      Your poetry just keeps getting better and better. Are you going to make a micro book?

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      Mahir 

      4 years ago from Bosnia and Herzegovina

      Awesome poem,

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      drbj and sherry 

      4 years ago from south Florida

      So you are a sci-fi geek?

      I would never have known.

      May the fantasy you seek

      Remain now that you're grown.

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Hi Kim, thanks for visiting my hub and voting up. Did you seen the Firefly movie? Apparently the reason the series was canned after one season is there was a major stuff up and they showed the episodes out of order. Anyway you can download the entire show online still I think. Anyway, enough geek talk, thanks again.

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      ocfireflies 

      4 years ago from North Carolina

      Jodah,

      Interestingly enough, I never saw the Fireflies series which I would have for sure checked out being a firefly enthusiast.

      Really enjoyed your poem. V+

      ocfireflies aka Kim

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Thanks again Frank, If I have faithful followers for them like you, I'll just keep trying to write more...cheers for the vote up.

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      Frank Atanacio 

      4 years ago from Shelton

      yeah Jodah, I love these Micro-poems voted creative and awesome :)

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Thanks Bill, yes I loved Firefly too.

      Thank you for the nice compliments too kidscrafts. Much apprciated.

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      kidscrafts 

      4 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

      Very nice poem and I love your humour :-) I love your choice of pictures!

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      Bill Holland 

      4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Loved the Firefly series; love this poem.

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