Spider Cult Kickstarter Reward Sonnet #5 for Mary Purdey
Mary asked: "If
you could include references to my love of tea, my love of sarcastic
humor, graphic novels, peanut butter, to the fact that I am a
librarian, and my love of "Star Wars", that would be
I give you...
galaxies far and in times long ago,
woman worked in a library.
she was there green, black, and herbal tea flowed.
name, in the legends, was Mary.
read every tome by Millar and Ware,
stacked her shelves till a few broke
V for Vendetta, pushed Vanity Fair
under her last Killing Joke.
worried about her. At times days would pass
she, locked away with her clutter
Preacher, the Sandman, Tank Girl, and Kick-Ass,