Treasure Island

Jonathan ROBIN

(22 September / London)

The House that Kevin Built


Buzzword b[l]eached pompos-city
unhinges poetic experience's
foundations.

Quickie contests try city zen patience,
sat on a mo[nu]ment
rapping at grief.

Contest[ed] cliques p[l]ay it forward
feature backward thinking,
[ill]iterative judgements often biased.

Uncommented gems, rhyme overlooked
alongside ready vers libres rants,
compete with time for lebensraum.

Submitted: Friday, January 31, 2014
Edited: Friday, January 31, 2014

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(4 July 2007 revised 5 June 2008)

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