Maybe Blame the Party-Planning Industry
Even the rabbi compared Skywalker
to Moses and The Force, therefore, to God.
My cousin was a Hollywood lawyer's
son. He had a Revenge of the Jedi
poster—before they changed it to Return—
the inspiration for his two-square-yard
Bar Mitzvah cake depicting him as Luke,
"The Jewdi," holding high the Torah yad.
No lie: C-3PO showed up to make
a speech; and when we danced, R2-D2
rolled out to bloop and whirr his stiff disco.
I heard his mom tell mine we should have seen
his best friend's party, a huge rock 'n' roll
gala with special guest David Lee Roth.
Football. Camelot. Did everyone need
a theme? My family drove home and agreed
a Bar Mitzvah already has a theme.