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[This poem has been suspended by a moderator.]
alibi

in your dank computer hole
 1
you camouflage yourself
 2
behind pixels and passwords,
 3
insipidly lurking
 4
the tettish tettotian collaboratorium.
 5
 
 
delight on your face
 6
as you scan the serial numbers
 7
which identify each user,
 8
the numbers more important
 9
than the names.
 10
 
 
i am tattooed
 11
like an auschwitz prisoner
 12
like a piece of meat
 13
in a grocery store.
 14
 
 
you track me
 15
like a wild animal
 16
like a monster
 17
in a b-movie horror flick,
 18
waiting for me to slip
 19
on a wet stone
 20
hit my head;
 21
so you can drag me
 22
to your lair
 23
and do unspeakable horrors.
 24
 
 
since that night
 25
you tore up the universal declaration
 26
of human rights
 27
between your teeth,
 28
and began to treat me
 29
as no more than words on a page
 30
sir thomas more wept,
 31
and the king henry the eighth
 32
drowned in tears.
 33
 
 
but dear authoritarian,
 34
disiplinarian, ignotarian,
 35
let this be a lesson to you:
 36
i will never die.
 37
i'll live forever
 38
if for no other reason
 39
than to see this through.
 40
 
 
if you wish
 41
you can suspend my words
 42
in virtual reality
 43
rip the keyboard
 44
the pen
 45
from my fingertips
 46
and the lips off my face
 47
but i will always be there
 48
thinking.
 49

coward.

you call yourself
"moderate"
i call you
obscene.

22 Jan 07


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hey good poem...would work really well as a thread too
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teh iNTeRneT iS SEriOus BuisNESs!!11!!!!!!
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