Hypatia Pickens
Word Count Fibonacci

Farmer's Wisdom

Find but
Our natural kind!
No mystery here: the flower
Rears up by dividing threes, fives-- using sun,
Unwinding what a rational number wouldn't. Revering the Golden Cut makes simples confusing.


"Hypatia Pickens" is a Professor of English at a university in Upstate New York, writes and publishes poetry and fiction and offers a weekly open mic in Second Life called "Strange and Sudden Literature." She has a penchant for the formal in poetry and the magical in fiction, and she has published (under other virtual names) in HazMat, Bathhouse, Centrifugal Eye, Blue Angel Landing, Fantasy and Science Fiction, and Terra Incognita, and she has written teleplays and story ideas for Star Trek: The Next Generation. She is busy perfecting her building and art work to go with her writing, and has plans for a medieval studies educational sim.