New Poetry

Folder: 
Vintage Words

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New poems come attached to eager

mentalities, desperate to write

the greatest verses ever set

to permanence.

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You were there, dreaming fame,

wanting riches, and acclaim. Since

this new poetry phase, youinternalized

nine hundred million fine penned

letters arranged haphazard on

revised pages.

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It was enough for you to declare

beyond doubt: "Fame is in the beholder 

and wealth emerges as art improves.

Acclaim is a Hollywood invention

fashioned to entice new authors to

give away their life's work.

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allets

05-12-16

124p


 

Author's Notes/Comments: 

The scripra for The Terminator and Alien was used without permission the black female who wrote and copyrighted the screen plays. The settlement was in the millions - last I read, pending appeals. Undisclosed amount was used. - slc

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