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For My Overlords

by Chris Sorrenti

so little of me
so much of them -

deserts of information
mountains of data
oceans of news
spilling fatigue
junk mail
blackmailing me to
the poll breaks
every night
crash landing me
into the gun barrel
of my bed
few precious hours
before morning
triggers again -

ever less of me
into more of them

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Revised © 2020

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Posted on 03/27/2015
Copyright © 2021 Chris Sorrenti

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Kris Mara on 03/30/15 at 03:50 PM

Well worded testament to the overwhelming overlords...it's good to read you, Chris, you always have such clarity, such preciseness in your words that captures me.

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