Hello Owlets! Arria here. Can you imagine that this is our 10th blog tour already? Wow. As always, thank you very much for your awesome support. I hope that you enjoyed our recently ended September blog tour “Treasure”. We also had a give-away for the very first time for the book Lighter Than My Shadow by Katie Green. This October, our Chief Creative Director LynLyn gave us another great yet challenging topic.
What happens to a dream deferred?
Does it dry up
Like a raisin in the sun?
Or fester like a sore–
And then run?
Does it stink like rotten meat?
Or crust and sugar over–
like a syrupy sweet?
Maybe it just sags
like a heavy load.
Or does it explode?”
Due to recent events that happened in September, this month’s OWLS topic will be on “Dreamers.” Every individual has a goal or ambition that they devote their whole life to with passion and courage—whether it’s landing your dream job, traveling, or finding the love of your life. However, there are those who spent their whole life working towards a dream but it was cut short due to an unexpected occurrence. Those people are left only to dream and wonder about the possibility.
This month’s topic will be dedicated to these characters in pop culture entertainment. We are not going to focus on the individuals that achieved their aspirations but instead, we will focus on characters that weren’t able to. We will explore what happens to characters who had their wings forcefully cut off as well as those who gave up before they even started their journey. We will also discuss what it means for “a dream to be deferred.”
“Dreamers” Blog Tour Schedule
2: Remy Fool (The Lily Garden)
4: Matthew Castillo (Matt-in-the-Hat)
13: Takuto (Takuto’s Anime Cafe)
18: Stephanie Clarke (Anime Girls NYC)
21: Irina (Drunken Anime Blog)
25: Scott (Mechanical Anime Reviews)
27: LynLyn (Just Something About LynLyn)
All of us participating members are very excited to write about this topic. I hope that you continue to support us this month as well. Thank you very much!
We welcome new members. If you are interested in joining Otaku Warriors for Liberty & Self-Respect (OWLS), please send us an e-mail. One of us will assist you. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube. Thank you.
Have a lovely day. Cheers!
Free to be ME,
Arria (OWLS Secretary)
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