The Powers That Tea present . . .
today's sonnetized commentary: . . . ALL MUSICAL
BUFFY (PART 2)
Posted by: forensicpopouri - Mar 27, 2002, 6:37
ALL MUSICAL BUFFY:
PART 2 (a 4-sonnet sequence)
verse in Shakespearean sonnet
(CONTINUED FROM PART
(3) BUT GATHERING MY DUST up off
(like Dracula) I boldly stand my
I call to Joss, but he's run out
and left the show in Marti's
hands. The sound . . .
. . . of Noxon's
voice still echoing her line
More's parking cop -- no
she sang suggestively to beat
right after [it's not] "right it
WHAT CRAZY verse is this?
What do I mean?
I MEAN: Considering that
(yes, that was her -- the
parking ticket scene),
let Buffy fly
on aria-laced wings.
A distant Joss
yells out: "But there's no time
new weekly melodies and rhyme."
I DODGE HIS "STAKE" AND SHOUT: "Well, so says
I hear a laugh . . . then
laughter from each side.
(And you -- I see
you there -- you're laughing, too.)
laughter's a good thing. I let it
"The grace of great things" first
may sound quite strange.
that's all musicals sounds nuts.
Cop Rock tried it. That dead dog had
Oh yes, I know there are a thousand
HOWEVER . . . I STILL SAY --
and this is key --
the truest Buffy spirit
takes song's form.
through Bronze singers' eyes we see
beauty of the Buffyverse -- the storm . .
. . . of pure emotion washing through
Once More . . . had hints
of greatness. But not quite.
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