Smallville’s Dead, Now Give Me Superman! (Pt.2)

Previously on Anthems on Anthems: Part 1 2) The big bad in season 10 is Darkseid. Unlike Doomsday, Darkseid is a cerebral antagonist, plotting against and subverting his opponents through strategy. His presence in the latter season of Smallville gnaws at the fringes of each character and he becomes fully realized in the last episode.… More Smallville’s Dead, Now Give Me Superman! (Pt.2)

Smallville’s Dead, Now Give Me Superman! (Pt. 1)

After 10 seasons, numerous awards and, uh, “praise”, Smallville – the Warner Bros. young adult-friendly series chronicling the life of a young, no flight, no tights Clark Kent before he becomes the iconic Superman – came to an end on Friday May 13 2011. The series finale was an epic 90 minutes, but please, do… More Smallville’s Dead, Now Give Me Superman! (Pt. 1)

POEM: Sibling Rivalry

*A sestina is, as a former poetry classmate put it, “Italian for long fucking poem.” I challenged my colleague Whitney French to a sestina-off to close-off National Poetry Month. Read hers here. And vote! (poll below poem) Soldier, you mimic your older brother – left, right, march. Gripping tightly to your pellet gun, you take aim, you… More POEM: Sibling Rivalry