She get’s distracted by it, and has trouble paying attention to the real news.
The manifesto from the screens, dissolving resolutions
Entertainment breaking the then news
Jostling, packing, and filling the spaces — pop-up ads for the mind
As they all are.
Click here, here, here, here, and here.
Thank you for your ethos . . . . . . . .
the dotted line, signed away
every morning with a swipe.
this was Prompt #4 – Grab a book from your shelf. Read the last line in it. You have to use that line as the first or last line of your poem (with credit).
The first line of this poem was borrowed from Margaret Attwood’s short story, “Hack Wednesday”. It ends the short story collection Wilderness Tips.
- Atwood, Margaret. “Hack Wednesday” Wilderness Tips. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1991, pp.194-216..