Howl, but Star Wars

(With apologies to Allen Ginsberg.)

I saw the best minds of my generation riddled with nostalgia,
frothing, hysterical, desperate,
dragging themselves away from Star Wars teaser trailers looking
for a decent space adventure flick,
middle-aged geeksters yearning for the nostalgic
connection to hyperspace starfields in a galaxy far, far away,
who broken and shattered by midi-chlorians sat up
in the ethereal light of their old pre-special edition VHS editions dreaming
of the cloud city Bespin contemplating the Force…