Thomas LaHomme

Thomas LaHomme Portfolio

The Inevitable Corpse Season

Short Story / Fantasy

Dec 19, 2021

The Fantasy House

From the memoirs of Syndeeka, warrior-astronomer. For a young prostitute living in a tropical city-state, the prospect of becoming the court astronomer's new apprentice seems like a blessing, but an ancient prophecy threatens to destroy everyone and… Read More

Moving Stillness

Poem / Poetry

Feb 08, 2022

The Booksie Classic House

A young girl's dreams as she deals with mental illness and domestic abuse Read More

Destiny's Casualties

Short Story / Fantasy

May 09, 2022

The Fantasy House

From the memoirs of Syndeeka, Warrior-Astronomer. Denied an astronomer's position at the emperor's palace, Syndeeka agrees to join a team of mercenaries in a dangerous mission to save a lord's daughter from becoming a cult's next blood… Read More

Human Cargo #237: Aneshka

Poem / Poetry

Dec 22, 2021

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about a young slavic woman who makes herself human cargo to find her missing sister Read More

Approaching Rocket's Red

Poem / Poetry

Feb 15, 2022

The Booksie Classic House

A young man's ruminations on his life and society as he tries to escape a brutal near-Future Police State Read More

Eisenhower Age

Poem / Poetry

Dec 21, 2021

The Booksie Classic House

The existential struggles of a lonely, unfullfilled housewife in 1950's suburban America Read More

The War to End All Wars (In Twenty Words)

Poem / Poetry

Apr 05, 2022

The Booksie Classic House

Here's another one of my early poems (originally written in 1993) from the period when I was still trying to find my own voice. Read More

Edie Undimmed

Poem / Poetry

Dec 21, 2021

The Booksie Classic House

A Poem about Edie Sedgwick, Andy Warhol's tragic superstar. Read More

5 Sections of Emptiness

Poem / Poetry

Mar 08, 2022

The Booksie Classic House

Originally written in the year 2000, this is one of my more experimental poems. It's a narrative prose poem, so the lines between poem and story are somewhat blurred. Read More

Litany of the Death Lord

Poem / Fantasy

May 07, 2022

The Fantasy House

Hi, this is the opening poem to my Sword & Sorcery story "Destiny's Casualties". If you like this, go ahead and read "Destiny's Casualties." In addition to having a likeable protagonist and cool action sequences, it will… Read More

Dreaming in Lotus Land

Poem / Poetry

Feb 08, 2022

The Booksie Classic House

Reflections on love, mortality, and the nature of Time. Read More

Passata Sotto

Poem / Poetry

Feb 16, 2022

The Booksie Classic House

You can hear audio of me reading this poem with an Industrial Music backing track at this link: https://soundcloud.com/thomas-lahomme/pasato-sota Read More

The Dead Child's City

Poem / Poetry

Feb 22, 2022

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about Gentrification Read More

Twentieth Century Love Song

Poem / Poetry

Mar 01, 2022

The Booksie Classic House

One of my earlier poetic efforts from the 1990's. This work is heavily inspired by the Blues Poetry of Langston Hughes, a writer I share a birthday with. Read More

Hoodoos

Poem / Poetry

Mar 02, 2022

The Booksie Classic House

You can listine to the audio version of this poem (read by me with Industrial Music accompaniment) by going onto this Soundcloud link. Thanks. https://soundcloud.com/thomas-lahomme/hoodoos Read More

Karen's Homecoming

Poem / Poetry

Mar 09, 2022

The Booksie Classic House

As a survivor of sexaul assault (when I was 11) I think that we should try to come to terms with events like these in art, where people can come to a better understanding of what victims… Read More

Atomic Units

Poem / Poetry

Mar 15, 2022

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about the America that grew out of the creation of the atomic bomb Read More

Fun House Reflection

Poem / Poetry

Mar 16, 2022

The Booksie Classic House

An existential contrast of cultures Read More

TV Dinner Weekends

Poem / Poetry

Mar 22, 2022

The Booksie Classic House

Originally a song for my first band, this has since made its way into my poetry repertoire. Read More

Gray Matter

Poem / Poetry

Mar 23, 2022

The Booksie Classic House

One of my poems from around 1999, this is a meditation on the Human Condition Read More

Nightclub Plays

Poem / Poetry

Mar 29, 2022

The Booksie Classic House

Another one of my old band songs that's made it into my poetry reperptoire. Read More

Nada

Poem / Poetry

Mar 30, 2022

The Booksie Classic House

A rather dark poem about the troubled life and sad ending of Ernest Hemingway, one of the 20th Century's most renowned writers. I wrote this for a creative writing class at UTSA back in the Fall of… Read More

The Skeletal Moment

Poem / Poetry

Apr 05, 2022

The Booksie Classic House

This is one of the pieces I originally wrote for my second band but which has since made its way into my poetry repertoire. You can hear a spoken word version of this poem that I did… Read More

Litany of the Death Lord

Poem / Fantasy

May 07, 2022

The Fantasy House

Hi, this is supposed to be the opening poem to my Sword & Sorcery story "Destiny's Casualties". I'm currently having a miserable time trying to format the story on this site so it doesn't look like ass,… Read More