[clickbait poetry] Why summer is so unfair for people in the city, as explained by science

In which I take a clickbait headline and write a poem in response. I can’t promise it will be good poetry. This is a creativity exercise. Poetry uncensored. Feel free to add your own Clickbait Poetry in the comments. IMG_2100Why summer is so unfair for people in the city, as explained by science.

Why skies bleach the sun for people once frozen, as explained by time.

Why gravy slides off the plate for people on food stamps, as explained by rats.

Why poverty strikes the heart of people casting stones, as explained by kings.

Why stars shine so bright for people in the dark, as explained by life.

Why summer is so unfair for people who toil, as explained by sweat.

Headline from Unworthy: http://www.upworthy.com/why-summer-is-so-unfair-for-people-in-the-city-as-explained-by-science

[clickbait poetry] "We can no longer wait. We can no longer be patient."

In which I take a clickbait headline and write a poem in response. I can’t promise it will be good poetry. This is a creativity exercise. Poetry uncensored. Feel free to add your own Clickbait Poetry in the comments. IMG_1040We can no longer wait. We can no longer be patient. Action. Answers. Something must be done. People. Enough is enough. Action in the hearts of men.

Death comest too easy. Death knows us too well. Death will brush your shoulder and french kiss you goodnight. Death in the hearts of men.

Fear comes too easy. Fear knows where to find us. Fear on the television. Fear on the radio. Fear in the hearts of men.

Headline from Twitter:

Screen Shot 2016-06-25 at 9.59.48 PM