Nine Worlds

Another post so soon after the first, you ask? Well, yes, I reply, because I’ve just been to Nine Worlds and learned many helpful things, one of which was that setting up a blog is a Good Idea and that it’s polite to introduce yourself first on said blog before launching into sharing your work. So, from the Wonderful Land of Nine Worlds (seriously, I had such a great weekend), I bring you a poem, written for the Creative Writing track’s open reading slam on Sunday evening.

This poem should be bigger,

This poem should be long,

This poem should have covered

Everything within this con.

But all that I remember,

All that I recall —

Apart from Monsterclasses, fiendish quizzes,

Whedon-squeeing, food-geek-being,

Beating up the writer’s block and learning about steam and clocks,

Story-writing, bubble football, poetry readings — is that all?

Ah, yes! That thing that I’ll recall,

My ultimate memory is:

William Shatner Karaoke

At the – Film – Fes – tival – Film…


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