Crown of Chaos 5 - References

(This poem is part of a heroic crown of sonnets. For more information, see "Crown of Chaos, Crown Jewel")

 Unless that guy is Batman; that'd be sweet.

That did not start this sonnet very well.

The lack of flow is quite far from discreet,

But legibility can go to hell.


I've never even read a comic book,

except a half-read manga teaching math.

Perhaps some day I'll go and have a look,

But I don't think I'll take that risky path.


Pop culture references are my life

Especially ones I don't understand.

For ev'ry joke I say or write is rife

with cleverest allusions, just as planned


And just as surely as The Doctor lies,

From my own pit I shall attempt to rise.




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