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SONNETS #105-108 for Tea Time in L.A. #39 - TOPIC: BtVS #27 (2.15)"Phases"


Rhetorical verse for Tea Time in L.A. #39- (Talking about Buffy as Shakespeare would have. <g>)
Posted by: forensicpopouri - May 07, 2002, 4:54 PM

NOTE: If you watch "Phases" (BtVS episode #27 - Season 2 ep 15)
this sonnet sequence may make a heck of a lot more sense. <smile>


BIGGER (but smaller) NOTE: The insane idea of putting Buffy thoughts
in Shakespearean sonnet form . . . is based on the even more insane idea that
you might want to give it a try yourself.

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:
http://www.buffy.com/bronze_posts.jsp?tid=48156
PART 2:
http://www.buffy.com/bronze_posts.jsp?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 just
might save the world. <ewg> In any case, you can brag about being able to write better than
fill-in-the-blank. <g>


TEA TIME SONNETS #105-108/154(Shakespeare wrote 154 sonnets . . . why not you? <g>)
Rhetorical verse in Shakespearean sonnet form


GUYS! - RE: "Phases" Episode 27 of BtVS


(1) "A GUY!," says Cordy. "GUY!" says Willow back.


[READ THE ENTIRE 4-SONNET SEQUENCE. . . BELOW]


NOTE: TO KEEP THE SONNETS FROM SCROLLING INTO OBLIVION <g> . . .
PLEASE DON'T REPLY HERE, THANKS,
POST FEEDBACK / COMMENTS / QUESTIONS AT tid=80583
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1 of 4 (sonnet sequence) GUYS! - (about BtVS episode 27 "Phases")
Posted by: forensicpopouri - May 07, 2002, 4:59 PM 1 of 4

TEA TIME SONNETS #105-108/154
Rhetorical verse in Shakespearean sonnet form


GUYS! - RE: "Phases" Episode #27 BtVS


(1) "A GUY!," says Cordy. "GUY!" says Willow back.

Commiserating. They know what "guys" are.

Their tone is that they each would like to smack

all guys right in their kissers -- knock them far . . .


. . . as Buffy could with un-male super-strength.

AS BUFFY SAYS when learning werewolf facts.

"A typical" (bad) "man". While Giles at length

explains it's not their fault. (for once, reacts . . .


. . . to Xander's stupid joke about Moon Pie

with giggles).
Werewolves don't choose life as fiend.

They're human underneath and should not die.


THE SLAYING LAW, IN THIS CASE, CONTRAVENED.


Instead of kiling . . . werewolves need control.

Beneath their fangs and fur . . . there is a soul.




[CONTINUED BELOW]



2 of 4 (sonnet sequence) GUYS! cont.
Posted by: forensicpopouri - May 07, 2002, 4:58 PM 2 of 4

(2) SO BUFFY PUTS HER STAKE DOWN . . . grabs a chain,

while Giles prepares some tranquilizer darts.

And Willow suffers existential pain

'cause Oz -- with all his other kinds of smarts -- . . .


. . . apparently "does not know what he wants"

from Willow. Aching in all tender joints,

she lashes out (no Willow, nonchalance!)

her unbound toungue on Oz. And scoring points . . .


. . . when Oz transforms into his other side.

Well this is quite surprising . . . who'd have thought

a wolf was under there. Her wounded pride

would wait. It's time to run or she'll get caught.


BUT WAIT . . . I thought she wanted his desire? <ewg>

(If I don't have some fun, I will retire.)




[CONTINUED BELOW]



3 of 4 (sonnet sequence) GUYS! cont.
Posted by: forensicpopouri - May 07, 2002, 4:57 PM 3 of 4

(3) WHAT'S ANGEL DOING . . . in this werewolf show?

He's giving guys and werewolves a bad rep.

He wouldn't give a scrawny monkey toe <g>

for anything like love. NO, he would step . . .


. . . on ev'ry bandaged foot his boots could find.

And Buffy's heart's a mummy (bandage-wise).

This Angel-guy's the poster for unkind.

And sadly, for some women, paradise.


(Well, that's what we all learn on TV shows.

And maybe in real life for all I know.

I'm writing FILLER here, and counting toes, <g>

because I didn't count my quatrains. Doh!)



Of course, he's not a guy . . . He's just guy-faced.

He's not the one she loved . . . He's been replaced.





[CONTINUED BELOW]



4 of 4 (sonnet sequence) GUYS! cont.
Posted by: forensicpopouri - May 07, 2002, 4:56 PM 4 of 4

(4) Though Buffy's "superficial" love runs deep,

it's not as deep as evil Angel thinks.

Of course, "deep" thinking doesn't fit a creep.

The logic of his character just stinks.


He's not a character . . . he's just a tool

to hammer Buffy into a square hole

the writers made for her. For "love", a fool.

Quotation'd "love" . . . Not diamond. Lump of coal.


HOW HARSH AM I? A guy who shed his tears

at poignant Buffy-Angel LOVE . . . back then.

BUT NOW as end of sonnet sequence nears

I clearly see each writer's deadly sin . . .


. . . and wish the Buffyverse could be remade.

(For Joss's labor, see how he's repaid?)

<smile>


THE END


---------------------

HAIKU CODA

When was it I said
that Joss Whedon must hate men?
Oh yeah, yesterday.

<ewg>

CODA CODA

Or maybe he thinks
that girls who watch TV shows
truly think like that.


CODA CODA CODA

But his father wrote
for sweet "Captain Kangeroo."
Kindness was passed down . . .

. . . from Joss's grandpa
who also wrote for TV.
I MUST POST THIS NOW!


<smile>




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