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Biography Haiku: John Dobson

A Promoter of
amateur astronomy.
Telescope designed.

John Dobson, long time promoter of amateur astronomy and designer of an inexpensive and simple to build Newtonian telescope, has just passed away at 98. I wrote this entry in the Biography Haiku Challenge in his honor.

The image comes from the Griffith Observatory.

Hobbit Haiku, The Journey Ends?

So, nineteen haiku later and The Hobbit is complete. When I started the project last month as my answer to Rob’s Epic Fantasy Genre Haiku Challenge, I didn’t expect it to be so well received. Or to get guest submissions for some of the chapters. Many thanks to Rob for the challenge and to Cimmy for sending over her entries.

I had so much fun doing this, especially getting others involved that I was thinking of continuing on with The Lord of the Rings. My general plan to start with will be to provide the list of chapters and allow folks to claim one as their own. I figure I can either accept the submissions or maybe reblog entries from the individual’s blog. Expect a post on this in the next few days.

Anyway, without further ado I give you Hobbit Haiku in its entirety. Continue reading Hobbit Haiku, The Journey Ends?