Faux Real: poetry is serious business
niteowl: nonono, whimsical novels about space pirates and gnomes and battle oregano are
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.