Simon Pole

Biography

His mind corrupted by childhood exposure to horror movie matinees, but equally enthralled by the atmosphere of old churches, Simon Pole writes cosmic poetry from the location of Vancouver, British Columbia. A graduate of Harvard University, Simon has continued his studies of what is hidden in the dark. Writing is also in his blood, being the great-great-grandson of early Canadian poet Susie Drury.

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Series

Books

Spectral Horse Poems No. 6
Series: Spectral Horse Poems. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Where generations meet, conflict is sure to follow and so it is when two vampires, one father, one son, reunite in the ancient crypt that spawned them both. Read the full tale in The Vampire’s Lament, a verse novella in 41 stanzas. Other poems explore Rome both before and after the crucifixion, and Mary’s response, as well as the geometry and mathematics of God. Murder also makes an appearance.
Spectral Horse Poems No. 5
Series: Spectral Horse Poems. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poems about the march of life and death, in war, on the freeways, at the end of earthly things, and beyond. Also musings on the professional lives of barbers, the proclamations of angels, and arguments for the existence of God. Includes the complete sci-fi verse novella, The Planet’s Tale, in 45 stanzas. No 5 in the Spectral Horse chapbook series from Simon Pole, author of The Saga Terminal City.
Poems For Ocean: Lyric Poetry
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,100. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Enter a world of brave soldiers and valueless killers. Experience the consolation of those who grieve, but also the fruit of love. Examine many human qualities, and those of nature too: view the humor, the pathos, and the pain. This is the poetry of Poems For Ocean, a bold collection, told in traditional rhyming verse of many syllables and forms, by Simon Pole, author of The Saga of Terminal City.
Spectral Horse Poems No. 4
Series: Spectral Horse Poems. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
More poems about undiscovered countries, love in confusing times, events at the Red Sea told from the point of view of Pharoah’s army, and the proprietorship of bathtubs. Includes two long poems in blank verse, and their engrossing stories. No. 4 in the Spectral Horse chapbook series from Simon Pole, author of The Saga Terminal City.
Spectral Horse Poems No. 3
Series: Spectral Horse Poems. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
More poems about the Last Supper, Modern Warfare, the Second Coming, Viking Kings, Wicked Tories and our Dreams, all written in modern rhyming and musical verse, as well as the sonnet form. Includes the complete verse novella, Ella and Eidelvard in 43 stanzas. No. 3 in the Spectral Horse chapbook series from Simon Pole, author of The Saga of Terminal City.
Spectral Horse Poems No. 2
Series: Spectral Horse Poems. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
More poems about God, paratroopers, vampires, and tetrapods. Sonnets, songs, poems long and short in rhyming and blank verse. Includes the complete verse novella, The August Vampeer, in 40 stanzas. No. 2 in the Spectral Horse chapbook series from Simon Pole, author of The Saga Terminal City.
Spectral Horse Poems No. 1
Series: Spectral Horse Poems. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Poems about God, poems about The Ramones. Long poems, short poems, sonnets and narrative verse—find it all in Spectral Horse Poems No.1, the first in a new series of chapbooks from Simon Pole, author of The Saga of Terminal City. A must-have for lovers of modern rhyming and blank verse.
Stupendous Tales
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,260. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General
Plumb the universe in 40 stories, from the very short to the very long. Discover humankind's terrifying past, and our frightful future. Meet our enemies, and our friends, whatever corner of the cosmos they might inhabit. Discover the absurdity of our situation, but also our salvation. No facet of our experience will be left unexplored in Stupendous Tales.
Siegel's Census: An Index (Saga No. 0)
Series: The Saga of Terminal City, Book 0. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
From his den of monitors and super-computers deep beneath Terminal City, statistician Adolphus Siegel has produced the community's first census. Up to date with the most recent Saga, Siegel's Census records all major and minor characters, summarizes their significance, and lists them both alphabetically, and by book of appearance. Includes an introduction by the eminent Director Siegel himself.
Second Spring: An Epic Verse Novel (Saga No. 7)
Series: The Saga of Terminal City, Book 7. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
What if fallen angels got a second chance? In The Saga of Terminal City they do, freed from prison to walk the earth, doing good -- if they can. When the fearless, the friendless, and the fiendish converge all at once on the island of the apocalypse, what will happen? Find out, along with the last of the Poor Shepherds, in Second Spring (No. 7).
Evil Ape: An Epic Verse Novel (Saga No. 6)
Series: The Saga of Terminal City, Book 6. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,870. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
What if fallen angels got a second chance? In The Saga of Terminal City they do, freed from prison to walk the earth, doing good -- if they can. Evil forces threaten the blue ark of Earth. Change is coming, but will it be for good or bad? Of history’s relentless march partake, in Evil Ape (No. 6).
City of Cruelty: An Epic Verse Novel (Saga No. 5)
Series: The Saga of Terminal City, Book 5. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 15,370. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
What if fallen angels got a second chance? In The Saga of Terminal City they do, freed from prison to walk the earth, doing good -- if they can. When a new Satan arises, the Poor Shepherds and their allies must race to prevent his reign. Will mourning or celebration be in store? Find out in City of Cruelty (No. 5).
Anti-Cop: An Epic Verse Novel (Saga No. 4)
Series: The Saga of Terminal City, Book 4. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
What if fallen angels got a second chance? In The Saga of Terminal City they do, freed from prison to walk the earth, doing good -- if they can. With Anti-Cop (No. 4) the devil has a daughter, and the fate of Terminal City hangs in the balance. Conflict is inevitable, as the forces of good and evil face-off.
Martian Nights: An Epic Verse Novel (Saga No. 3)
Series: The Saga of Terminal City, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
What if fallen angels got a second chance? In The Saga of Terminal City they do, freed from prison to walk the earth, doing good -- if they can. Many are the secrets hidden in the Martian dirt. What happens when they are unleashed on an unsuspecting Earth? Find out, along with the Poor Shepherds, in Martian Nights (No. 3).
Hometown Hero: An Epic Verse Novel (Saga No. 2)
Series: The Saga of Terminal City, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
What if fallen angels got a second chance? In The Saga of Terminal City they do, freed from prison to walk the earth, doing good -- if they can. Hometown Hero (No. 2) finds the smalltown of Crummburg marked for destruction by resentful native sons. Can vacationing ex-angel Robert Hunger stop the evil, and save the innocent, before the clock strikes doom? Read the answers in epic verse.
Friends Fall Out: An Epic Verse Novel (Saga No. 1)
Series: The Saga of Terminal City, Book 1. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
What if fallen angels got a second chance? In The Saga of Terminal City they do, freed from prison to walk the earth, doing good -- if they can. Friends Fall Out (No. 1) finds ex-angel Robert Hunger on the trail of a ruthless rock band with plans to enslave the city. Who is their mysterious funder, and why do they desire a shy, but special, young woman? Read the answers in epic verse.

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