now, so time
as much as you
I love it a
What more could
you want from a
(Poetic form: lanterne. Initial drafts of this were in haiku form but no one could agree on how many syllables “everything” is, so instead I decided to write a lanterne (or four) whilst vowing never to use “everything” in a syllable-based poem. General consensus is that, in regular speech, it’s 3, but drawn out, it’s 4. A friend suggested going for “ev’rything” but I just went “this is already a lot effort and thought for a poem about pretending to be a cat and wrecking stuff! Apostrophes are going too far!”)
five late teens
It gets all “banana bread” really fast.
they desire freedom; is leave possible?
the world of Edwards Island drags you in.
some things really are better left unheard.
found, adding to
a history that’s tragic, dark and deep.
superb dialogue that delights and stuns.
unnerving you and characters alike.
loop, and loop,
and loop, and loop.
This has happened before, they realise.
moment of mine:
the final scene, and its implications.
loops, and loops,
and loops, and loops–
Somehow this all seems quite familiar.
and his “brownies”;
Major Dick Harden; Nona is my fave.
(Poetic form: tetractys
, because it’s based off triangle numbers, and triangles appear often in the game. Neat, right? 😀 … Anyone?)
Read Only Memories takes place in
Neo-San Francisco, telling
the story of Turing, the
first fully sapient
robot, and their quest
to find their lost
Futuristic setting, retro style,
and strongly written characters –
the little cleaner bot was
my favourite, although
to be fair, I loved
them all, except
Other highlights include giving a
hug to Turing, no one is straight,
Alphie the water robot,
cute robots everywhere,
Wilty the plant,
(Poetic form: nonnet, albeit iffy on the iambic meter.)