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About coruscantbookshelf

"A writer is an introvert: someone who wants to tell you a story but doesn't want to have to make eye contact while doing it." - Adapted from John Green

Ticket to Write – 34

In Search of Melancholy For Max, who asked. Advertisements

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Sirens of Titan Because when you love a particular place (a house, a street, a town, a country), and hate it, and can’t wait to leave, and can’t imagine living anywhere else, in equal proportions and in random flashes throughout … Continue reading

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Liebster Award

Cheers to Jewel over at TwoRoadsDiverged for the tag. And for saying a lot of very nice things about me. I blushed. Being told nice things by people who write amazing trippy poetry and stories and – ahem – actually post regularly – … Continue reading

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Ticket to Write – 32

Talking to Myself I dissociate sometimes to get more done. Let this Rosalie throw herself wholeheartedly into something while that Rosalie watches to pick up the mistakes; leave one in the lab carefully measuring water into jars while another wanders … Continue reading

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Ticket to Write – 31

Echoless Chamber Apparently it’s nearly Thanksgiving. Ay timing. This is a poem largely about people I am thankful for.

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Ticket to Write – 30

Faster

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Ticket to Write – 29

What Happens When A Poem Tries to Share a Brain With Useless Trivia

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Ticket to Write – 28

In Praise of the Original Green Gratitude to Kate DiCamillo’s Tiger Rising for the title. I loved that book.

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Ticket to Write – 27

Advance Voting, or, The Numbers Don’t Add Up This one’s a bit political for me, sorry. The date’s on the ticket. Election day was September 23rd. And if you spot the errors in the math, don’t tell me, I know.

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Wednesday Morning: The Checklist Worth noting here that bus cards in my city do not have a bridge on them, they have a hot-air balloon. Apparently I forgot that as well. In my defense, a lot of things in town are … Continue reading

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Ticket to Write – 25

A Matter Of Perspective

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But Why Bus Tickets?

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They Say You Can’t Stop the Falling of the Rain

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The Extent Of the Swing Last of the original batch. Timing not quite perfect, but good. We’ll be into the new set presently.

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Armageddon – Cosplay

Because some people spend hundreds of dollars, some people spend hundreds of hours, and some people spend both, to let the geek flag fly high.

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Armageddon – David Lloyd

‘Part 2’, if I may make so bold.

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Armageddon – John Barrowman

As promised, I am going to tell y’all about the Auckland Armageddon expo, in detail, with pictures. There’s uh… there’s a lot to say, so I’m splitting this up into logical, rather than chronological, sections. And I only went up … Continue reading

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Ticket to Write – 21

Seeing an Old Friend In the Street After a Long Time I’m glad this one in particular scheduled itself for the day of my last exam. ‘Because reasons’. Oblique reference to #6.

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Summer Rain

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Conformity

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My Ghosts

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Ticket to Write – 17

Dysmelodia In Email This one was for – or to – or about – A. It is the only one for which I no longer have the original ticket.

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Random cartoon and status update

I know, I know, I have a lot of writing to catch up on. I’ll be free on the 24th, I’ll start again then. Just so you know what might be coming up, I’m currently either planning, daydreaming about, or … Continue reading

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Ticket to Write – 16

The House With the Skips In Front Has a Courtyard

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Obsession Written a few days after I found the trailer for T2: Trainspotting, in which the quotation in the first line of this poem appears. Slight reference to black holes.

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