Ron Sparks Author, Poet



The poetry of Ron Sparks is as eclectic and varied as is the man himself. Ron’s poetry has influences from his life, his studies of philosophy, his observation of the human condition, and his love of fantasy and science fiction.

Most Recent Poems

Free verse Poems

Free verse poetry is not just flowery words and adjectives tossed on a page with poor grammar and punctuation. Done well, the reader is transported and transformed by the words on the page, with the lack of structure creating a conduit directly to the soul.

Cinquain Poems

Cinquain is a much-beloved and fun form of poetry. It’s taught in grade school to children just learning the joys of poetry, but it is much more than just a children’s poetic form. Cinquain has roots in Japanese poetry and can, when done properly, be some of the most beautiful poems in the world.

Haiku Poems

Haiku hold the distinct honor of being among the most misunderstood, most complex, and most beautiful poems in the world. Every grade school student is incorrectly taught that a haiku in English is a non-rhyming poem of 5-7-5 syllables, but that is not true! For a more tongue-in-cheek definition of haiku, read “You Don’t Know Jack – About Haiku.” Otherwise, click the button below to read some of Ron’s haiku.

Scifaiku Poems

The marriage of science fiction and haiku has created a new poem form called the scifaiku! Scifaiku follow the general structure rules of a Japanese haiku in English, but forgo the season indicator and nature-centric focus in favor of topics that tickle the imagination and explore fantastic worlds and ideas.


Haibun originates in Japan and combines haiku with prose. From Wikipedia: The range of haibun is broad and frequently includes autobiography, diary, essay, prose poem,[1] short story and travel journal.

Ron Sparks Author, Poet

Select a Category to Browse

Ron Sparks

Ron Sparks is a technology professional, science fiction and fantasy author and poet living in Zurich, Switzerland. His latest book "ONI: Satellite Earth Series Book 1" is available on


A man of many passions, I lay claim to a myriad of interests and hobbies. Among them, I am an amateur astronomer, an avid motorcycle rider, a whiskey aficionado, a (poor) surfer, a scuba diver, a martial artist, a student of philosophy, a proponent of critical thinking, a technologist, an entrepreneur, a cancer survivor, and I harbor a lifelong love of science fiction and fantasy. Feel free to strike up a conversation on the social networks below.

Site Pages