Tan Pratonix

Bronze Star - 2,607 Points (Triolet, Mauritius)

Counterblast To Sordid Stuff - Poem by Tan Pratonix

No, I don't want to read
Your sordid secrets,
Your sick fetishes,
Exudations of your drab,
Disgusting mind.
Others may applaud you
For being so ‘frank',
Going ga-ga over your rank,
Rotten rubbish. (If ever poems stank!)

I would rather read something sane,
Crafted from wholesome heart and brain,
Words skillfully woven,
Allusions that make us ‘think';
Language that flows
With sensible prose.
Not the yackety-yak
Of some third-rate hack,
(Poems that actually stink!)

I have spent too much time
Scanning drivel and blather
On this doggerel poetry site.
The lines bloat like foam or lather
In a decrepit sewage plant
(Heaven help my sainted aunt!
I've had enough!
I cry)
I would rather die
Than read this seething stuff.

Better to be seated in a shady nook
Reading an illustrated story book.

Topic(s) of this poem: poetry

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Written on 23rd Sept 2015. Tired of reviewing stupid stuff on online poetry sites, just to get your own poems published. Saw this happen on AllPoetry.

Comments about Counterblast To Sordid Stuff by Tan Pratonix

  • (9/29/2015 10:19:00 AM)

    There is a great deal of sordid trash and also incomprehensible surrealist nonsense as well to be found and avoided. Moral relativism and neo-paganism seem to have taken hold today. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Poem Edited: Thursday, January 12, 2017

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