Morality: The PseudoPoet

Posted on: January 21, 2010
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Morality: The PseudoPoet
By Marc Jan


One night, below a starry fright
a whimsical poet heartedly writes,
fighting his imagination; what might
he say? Who may he help? What are his mights?

The pathetic altruism he seeks
lays under covers – where lovers –
protect modern survival. Political theories
unwind into poetical satires –

The martyr of truth is really just
another blasphemous casualty of
reality’s backwash: the waves
of motivation behind human dulcoration.

One life means nothing in the wake
of genocides, one need, nothing preceding
compulsory dandies. That is
the poet’s truth, for he writes to remain


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