Poem -

Social Media Man

Social Media Man

Just an over-educated bluegrass punk
Getting high on urbanised skunk
Gaultier suits by the score
Optimises this decadent whore.

Philosophising about modern art
Dadaism, creationism, where did it start ?
You are the police of the police
Longfellow, Shelley, Byron, Keats.

Indifferent to world affairs
Indifferent to other people's cares
Just a contemporary Don Juan
With fake appeal and faker tan.

You imagine their sympathetic view
Coinciding with your imaginary you
Exalted ego in expensive Chanel
A fancy dress for a personality hell.

30,000 of your Facebook friends
Gives a popularity pretense
Look in the mirror and what do you see
A social media obsessed catastrophe.

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Gerard McGowan

Not to fear, for I am the dreamweaver. 

Great poetry Allen. 

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Barry Childs

Really like this Allen. very difficult format to get right, but you did. Good subject matter as well. Hope you come second! Well done. Barry

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Charu Shawd

What an idea to write on.
and how beautifully you have captured it Allen 
much love xx 

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