i am ashamed

I am ashamed to write poems

an immodest occupation

flattering the reader

until he says it’s a good poem.

 

I would rather speak

in different words

so that no sane person

would wish to hear me.

 

cm.

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2 thoughts on “i am ashamed

  1. it’s the shit. it is the real fucking shit and it isn’t about clever language or interesting ruminations it is just what it is.

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