Eric Jennings

Jun 18

a stolen poem

The bird from the Twitter logo is superimposed over a photograph of an ICBM taking off.

This is the first in a series of expropriated (stolen) poems. I take the words of politicians and use them to make poems. In some cases, such as here, I steal their words verbatim, changing only formatting. In others, I edit and manipulate as needed.

you millennial leftists
who never lived…

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i need a reason to live
i told her that she
could live to be that

she said no no
no i can’t be
that is too much

oh honey
oh sweetie
no no you don’t
want that

i seem to be confused
i didn’t mean to be
with you
that…

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Eric Jennings

Eric Jennings

dilettante, poet, invocateur, acccidental yogi and dabbler in patamysticism which is the spiritual branch of pataphysics. linktr.ee/patamystic