Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Like Han Solo

Faux Real: poetry is serious business
niteowl: nonono, whimsical novels about space pirates and gnomes and battle oregano are
niteowl: sorry
Faux Real: Call me Ishmael tonight is one of my favorite poems
Faux Real: My rivals for your love– you’ve invited them all?
This is mere insult, this is no farewell tonight.

niteowl: it's an entire book of poem?
Faux Real: no
Faux Real: but that collection is fantastic
niteowl: well, you keep your classic and ancient literature, honed by hundreds of years of tradition, culture, and the desperate beauty of a tropic sub-continent, I'll keep my space pirates.

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