Wednesday, January 13, 2016

In My Role as the Most Hated Poet on Facebook

(with apologies to Mark Eitzel)

In my role as the most hated
poet on facebook, I've met
a lot of well-web-presenced
discourse holders

whose feelings were far more
precious than mine, whose opinions
,right as rain, (when the fuck
was rain ever right?) illuminated
me with immensities

of the ego
of the solitary midnight
poster, nothing better to touch
than the keys,
opening up worlds of potential
space, expanding universes
of I, me, mine.

I prefer the kid
from South Carolina who posted
on my YouTube video simply this:
"Stupid. Gay."

Brevity, you know,
is the soul of wit.