#JusJoJan prompt the 18th – “Wish”

My mother always said “be careful what you wish for. You don’t always get what you want.”

But I wish was Starbuck a starship pilot……..

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Beneath this hard exterior there’s no soft marshmallow goo, there beats a heart of stone.

There’s never been any support for me so what I’ve achieved I’ve done on my own.

My parent’s never cared for me much so I never make any deep ties.

The only true love in my life is my star ship and the skies!

There’s only one man who could ever touch my soul but fate always intervenes ,

When I get together with Will Adarma there’s usually ugly drunken scenes.

I think he only sees me as one of the lads, so make out I don’t give a frack.

But I really fancy him, so ladies watch out or you’ll get my weapon in your back.

We have to save the worlds from the evil Cylon attack

We had them beaten once , but they evolved and now they’re coming back.

They have morphed to chrome and blood all covered with skin.

They are clever now, they infiltrated Caprica with spies

They blew up our worlds so we took the fleet and flew into the skies.

In Space we regrouped and planned, and I got to work closely with my man.

I will lead what’s left of our pilots and beloved ships

I am the best star fighter pilot but the fracks won’t give me shoulder pips.

It’s true I like a drink, gambling and a good cigar.

I am damn good in bed I’ll give you a good time what ever rank you are!

I am the best pilot as I have said before

I shall find the Cylon’s mothership and give the frackers what for!

I’ll rip the skin off Number Six and I’ll show her no quarter.

She beat the living crap out of me and then denied me even water.

I’ll lead you all to safety find you all another world

For I am really an angel that keeps her wings tight furled!

I am that star you see at night when it is darkest before the dawn.

I am the one who will shoot straightest so none of you need be forlorn.

I am the mighty Starbuck , Kara Thrace is my real name .

But what ever you call me I shall save you all the fracking same!

Yup that should of been me!

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I wish I was a heroine who leads her people to a new life. Just to disappear and leave them on a green new planet  to start a new life. For them to discover that to be their guardian angel was the point of my life.

This is part of LindaGHill’s Justjojan

14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Widdershins
    Jan 18, 2021 @ 23:55:58

    I loved that show. The ending was a little out of left field, but loved it all the same. 😀

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  2. Ritu
    Jan 19, 2021 @ 05:56:41

    Great wishes, Sis!

    Reply

  3. Lorraine
    Jan 19, 2021 @ 07:28:49

    I “grew up” with the original version — Lorne Green, no female pilots (the Starbuck character was a “roguish” male), and well . . . it was the late 1970s . . . Can’t say I ever got into the more recent version, but sounds like you have “morphed” into the character. To the stars, and beyond . . .

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    • willowdot21
      Jan 19, 2021 @ 07:55:13

      Watched the original too, loved it also but oh! I fell in love with the New BSG. I just loved the female Starbuck, Kara, loved the series. 💜💜

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      • Lorraine
        Jan 20, 2021 @ 13:45:34

        Maybe some day, I will dip into the newer version. I don’t hulu, netflix, etc, so unless it’s on one of my retro channels, all my starbucks, for now, will be cafe americanos with whipped cream, lol.

      • willowdot21
        Jan 20, 2021 @ 14:05:35

        Lol the BBC are doing a re run of the whole series as you say if it’s not on where you can watch it’s back to Starbuck with an S! 💜💜💜

  4. Chel Owens
    Jan 19, 2021 @ 08:31:55

    Wow. When you poem, you poem! 🙂

    Reply

  5. Rumpy's Kitty Siblings
    Jan 19, 2021 @ 14:21:40

    Starbuck. Sounds a lot like me.

    Reply

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