Every MCU Threat To Humanity, In Haiku Form

Because there are so many Marvel movies, and of each it’s worth the trouble to ask, what are we fighting about, REALLY? IRON MANLebowski’s armorproves men in suits aren’t readyfor clean energy. INCREDIBLE HULKHulk need bigger Hulkto fight: literal toxicmasculinity. IRON MAN 2Russians are betterat whips, plus tech expos arenot actually fun. THORThor must stop…

JESSICA JONES Season 3 & The Entire Marvel/Netflix Viewing Order In Haiku Form

This suggested viewing order prioritizes enjoyment over plot-point continuity, because watching for “the order things happen in” is the time-suckiest way, and not ultimately rewarding, because the shows are based on comic books, and as comics fans, we KNOW continuity to be a fool’s errand. JESSICA JONES Season 3 is effectively the last chapter of the Marvel-Netflix…

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…

THE FLASH Season 1 Finale, in the style of Robert Frost, American Poet

THE FLASH FINALE NOT TAKEN by Robert (Killer) Frost Two timestreams diverged at a Yellow Flash,And sorry I could not travel bothAnd become a superhero while also preventing my mother’s murder in the pastI asked Joe West (who was also on that TV show SMASH)And he gave his usual awful advice, against his oath.So we built a time…