#117-120 for Tea Time in L.A. (about BtVS episodes #28 &
Rhetorical verse for Tea Time in
L.A. - (Talking about Buffy as Shakespeare would
Posted by: forensicpopouri - May 11, 2002, 6:05
TO READ TODAY'S
ENTIRE 4-SONNET SEQUENCE
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NOTE: If you've watched
"Seeing Red" (BtVS episode #119 -
Season 6 ep 19)
Bothered, & Bewildered (BtVS episode
#28 -Season 2 ep 16)
Shakespearean sonnet sequence may make a heck of a
lot more sense. <smile>
episodes are 91 episodes apart. In episode
dating was as "simple and direct" as
In episode 119,
Spike decides he'll go back to the
of Vampire VS
What is there to say as we leap
across four seasons of
in a single bound? I
had no idea. Not until I wrote the sonnets. That's
writing your thoughts in rhetorical
verse is good for. Figuring out
you think . . . with a little help of
the rhyme and iambic pentameter
stuff. <no joke>
sequence has the stupidest title I have
ever come up with.
119 - 29 =
Scroll down to responses
to read the sonnets. Want more info, scroll all
the way to the bottom.
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<g> . .
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forensicpopouri - May 11, 2002, 6:42
Well, duh . . . 119-29
=90 . . . but the episodes I'm writing about are 119
and I got it right when I typed it below,
but goofed it up there. Up above it's
than below. <grin>
forensicpopouri - May 11, 2002, 6:22
The sonnets below are
a "strange" sequence of light night sonnets . .
. . . the ones earlier today (A "story"
sequence) might be more to your liking.
1 of 4 (sonnet sequence) 119 - 28 = 91 -
(inspired by BtVS episodes119 &
forensicpopouri - May 11, 2002, 6:10
TEA TIME SONNETS
Rhetorical verse in
119 - 28 =
(1) IN 119
SPIKE WANTS that clarity
vampire vs slayer . . . tooth and
To hell with Buffy-love's
That doomed infatuation? Big
return to kill her. Make her pay
returning what that slayer b*tch
understand was her best way
(as slayer) to
relieve a woman's itch . . .
. . . for
love within constraints of duty's
She is a killing creature of the
Why could that stupid b*tch not simply
for someone who was clearly Mister
Well fine. I'll click the switch. The
world will change.
When I come back, her lungs
2-3 of 4 (sonnet sequence) "119 - 28 =
forensicpopouri - May 11, 2002, 6:08
(2) NOW, GO BACK
90 EPISODES. . . ONE MORE.
And there is
Xander wishing dating was
simple & direct as how you score
slaying game. No new math algebras . .
. . . are needed when a monster's in
You strike until it's dead. There
is no pain
of indecision. Grab and swing your
directly at your target -- smash its
winning love was just like that.
Well, not with
nail-spiked balls. That makes a mess
ev'rything. She'd have to wear a hat.
club? Some love taps, more or
reverie's disrupted by attack
BUFFY SLAYS, THEN SAYS YOU LACK. .
(3). . . A FULL APPRECIATION of her
The goal is clear, but tactics you must
Decisiveness, dear Xander,
not those lame
that guarantee you lose . . .
. . .
initiative when facing down your foe.
"Monster: Bad." That's easy. THIS is hard:
moment firmly choose which way to
Not limply joking sideways. . . LIKE
THE BARD . . .
. . . CHOOSE ONE STRAIGHT LINE
. . . as you stab through the chest
of what you
most desire. . . Your words define
of becoming truly blessed
by your correct
selection . . . You can't whine . . .
. . .
at probabilities you'll live or die.
better that . . . than always joke and
4 of 4 (sonnet sequence) "119 - 28 = 91"
forensicpopouri - May 11, 2002, 6:08
SPIKE RETURNING to cruel
makes sense . . . consid'ring all
that he's been through.
It's not a case of losing
He's "evil," after all. I wish him
BUT XANDER? It's too bad he
a long, long time ago . .. since he
a single thing. A "grown-up?
He is not!
OH COME BACK DANCING DEMON, make him
burn . . .
. . . with flames or viruses . . .
Delete his part.
NOW . . . THINK OF SAM
& RILEY who somewhere
fight evil hand to
hand and heart to heart.
I often wish I watched
this cool, clear pair . . .
. . . instead of
Buffy's whacked out coma dream.
let you guess my point . . . Let's eat ice cream.
What's the point of that?
there's no point?
Or do you see
forensicpopouri - May 11, 2002, 6:06
insane idea of putting Buffy
in Shakespearean sonnet form . . . is
based on the even more insane idea
you might want to give it a try
For a "sonnetized" explanation
of why this is not insane <g> . . .
you might read
my previous Bronze threads WHY I POST
IN SHAKESPEAREAN SONNETS:
PART 1: tid=48156
PART 2: tid=48152
THEN if that challenge
seems like an interesting one to you, look for TEA
TIME in L.A.
at 7:00 PM BRONZE TIME daily
. . . which is truly strange. <g> But it
might save the world. <ewg> In any case,
you can brag about being able to write better
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