The circus now has ended, go in peace- And wait for the inevitable clash Of life and weariness without surcease Colloquially known as post-con crash. How can we fail to mourn collective glee As for the year it goes into remission, And fades into the sort of memory That causes melancholic disposition. Postponing crash was … Continue reading July 30: Deferral
Four days of fangirl fun at Comic-Con Will naturally result in lovely things, From exercising nerdish lexicon To being filled with awe by costuming. But in addition to these lovely sights, And entertaining panels rife with dish, My own ambitions could not but take flight In ways that I had never thought to wish. The … Continue reading July 28: Con Tiki
Sometimes a perfect day is full of stress, Fatigue and aches, chagrin and too-few meals, And traffic jams that snare the streets downtown, Adrenalin makes weariness surreal, To see two strangers see and greet each other, With shibboleths that makes the other smile, And then, embracing, call each other brother- Moments like this delight as … Continue reading July 26: Best Episode Ever
A day spent in the company of friends, Both those of old and those you've now just met, Upon which everyone overextends Their energies but cannot be upset- For each day's crammed with more than one can see And interstitial loveliness abounds; Combined nostalgia, wit, and novelty- Reflected thus in others, it astounds. Just as … Continue reading July 25: Whose Who?
Three hours of keeping watch and five at play, Analysis, professional enrichment, Is not an awful way to spend the day, Despite a slight but lingering disappointment. It's not that there aren't costumes by the score That have been built with cleverness and care- It's not that there aren't awesome panels, for The guests are … Continue reading July 24: Thursday Panels
This week will be a week of little sleep, A week of mad activity and joys Too numerous to count, which I may keep For days when all the universe annoys. This too shall be the week of fervent hope That few things will adhere to my projections- With predetermined chaos I will cope, For … Continue reading July 23: Preview