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The 1st number of poetry approximately games ever released, BWIATD takes its readers on a psychotic and hilarious travel throughout the arcade and console video games of the Eighties (and beyond). humorous, approachable, and wonderfully illustrated by way of Warren Wucinich, BWIATD is certain to thrill and thrill someone who enjoys (or has loved) taking part in games.
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They were just doing their jobs, sure, sure; but I was just doing mine. ” my heart sank in a horrible new way. after I realized they were killing everyone, though, I enjoyed making them die. A surgeon with a shotgun, I’d carve them up; a room exploding around me; just more fucking meat that had to be killed; just more fucking problems to solve. No reasons. No science to it at all. Just meat. Just problems. … the only time I let myself truly hate the soldiers was when they had me pinned down in a sewer.
I hear this all, delighted, these voices from “the above world” these people, who, somehow, love what they are doing, are coming together in a way that I still can’t envision; all brotherhood and hard work fellowship of the show jazz jive, a sacrament sewn deep within me, maybe, right there; saying “hang in there, Seth; one day, there will be life... ” And every night, for at least five hours, sometimes more, I sit in the darkened Pit, listening to every motherfucking word of every fucking song and every cue for every pickup bar and every combination of quartet for “Sorry/Grateful” until, eventually, I know the words by heart (including the difficult patter songs) and, while listening, I play Kid Icarus; I am The Winged One, looking like a gay ass cupid in a tennis skirt with his orange-ish face framed by the brown wood facade of the TV that I sit too close to...
A hook on some metal, a stick a split; you’d be surprised what someone with a crowbar and the will to live can do; amazing things; it feels good in my hand. I flip it, loose, while walking through the halls, admiring its blunt weight. relaxed in my hand, it almost seems to float. Things aren’t so good for me lately. II. the aliens have come. Ha! I never thought I would say that; never believed in them until now. biology is a remarkable science. You come to admire it while smashing head crabs or killing the co-workers they have converted.
Blue Wizard Is About To Die!: Prose, Poems, and Emoto-Versatronic Expressionist Pieces About Video Games (1980-2003) by Seth Fingers Flynn Barkan