ANXIOUS AUBADE no. 12 (a poem about meeting people)

(An aubade, traditionally, is a poem of leaving, or parting, particularly in the early morning.) ANXIOUS AUBADE XII When I see someone approaching whom I can’t read or recognize,I refer to the mantra of my stripper friend.She recites a pep-talk of self-weaponizationfor a person of average strength.Her professional naked person’s psalm goes like this:(I may be…

ROGUE ONE Revisited: Why And How It Beats The Bantha Poodoo Outta The Other New STAR WARSes

December 10 is the two-year anniversary of ROGUE ONE’s premiere in Los Angeles/the world. There’s no new STAR WARS film coming out this Christmas, so, two years after the release of the first non-episode-numbered STAR WARS feature, let’s revisit the scorecard: EPISODE VII: THE FORCE AWAKENS – Dec 18, 2015ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY –…