Brat Farrar (bratfarrar) wrote,
Brat Farrar
bratfarrar

to the mods at verybadpoetry.com

a plea

please,
i beg of you,
release or return my previous poem.
i foolishly made no backup copy
(it was bad, why bother?)
but now
i
wonder
(a bit).

in my memory
(which is as honest as my six year old sister (and as honest as i am in claiming to have one))
it gleams,
a little.

there was,
perhaps,
some chrome under all the soap-scum,
and,
when i lie to myself,
i think that it could become something more.

so, i reiterate:
release or return my previous poem,
that i might
(to coin a paltry phrase)
scrub it with the literary equivalent of tub & tile
and see what lies beneath the splatters of mental toothpaste.
Tags: poetry, silly things
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