I recently contributed this poem/review to the annual Christmas in July Blogathon over at Drew’s Movie Reviews. It’s one of my Cartoon Comparisons, juxtaposing the western 3 Godfathers with the anime film Tokyo Godfathers, which are both set at Christmastime and share the same basic plot about three social outcasts finding a baby. Drew always hosts a fun holiday party, so be sure to check out the other Christmas in July entries as well.

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Hello, friends!

Today’s first entry marks the beginning of the second half of this here blogathon! Starting the day is a regular in my blogathons. If you are looking for a unique blog, look no further than SG and Rhyme and Reason. SG combines his love of poetry and movies to create interesting and one-of-a-kind posts. I highly recommend giving his site a visit. For this year’s Christmas in July Blogathon, SG is comparing two films: 3 Godfathers, a John Wayne western, and Tokyo Godfathers, an early 2000s anime. Let’s get to it!

Life can embitter you
As you permit her to;
Always and never you’re in her control.
And as her aggressions
Leave deeper impressions,
We’re quick to forget that we each have a soul.

So often confronted
By cynics and hunted
By worries we parry were never our fault,
We grow disenchanted,
Breaths taken for…

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