Friday, July 20, 2007

Harry Potter and the Tempest in a Teapot

World conflict may teeter and totter
But no topic today will be hotter
Than the fate of young Harry.
Aren't you just a bit wary
That you're clay being molded by 'Potter?'

Kids' Grief Counselors Wait By Phones
in Case Harry Potter Dies
By Mark Herlihy, Bloomberg, 7/20/07

Harry Potter wants to be free? Huh?
Sharing knowledge is one thing,
stealing information is another
By David Lazarus, The San Francisco Chronicle, 7/20/07

Spoiler Frenzy Follows Early Mailing of 'Hallows'
By Monica Hesse, The Washington Post, 7/19/07

An Epic Showdown as Harry Potter Is Initiated Into Adulthood
By Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times, 7/19/07
[Warning: this could be a spoiler]


Kay Dennison said...

Excellent!!! Isn't 'muggle' just another word for the sucker that Barnum said was born every minute?
I do confess to having read the books and like them but this mania is out of hand.

wispofacloud said...

Great poem! I have to admit that I waited in line for 2 hours and 20 minutes to get a wristband yesterday morning, and then about 45 minutes after midnight early this morning to get the book. That, of course, does not count the two hours I was wandering around Borders before midnight. So perhaps I am another sucker, but it was fun to get caught up in the whole of it.