I look up to the people who look away from meI look down from the people who look down at meI look away from the people who look up to meI look inside and nothing looks back at me
Facebook is the bench seats in the food court of a dead mall.Twitter is the graffiti wall of the patio next to the high school cafeteria.Reddit is the bus stop at the preacher’s corner between Starbuck’s and Denny’s.Youtube is a billboard showing all the dinner theaters in Branson.
They said prepare my stores for winter,But winter took a different form.Now my larder’s full with useless chattel,And my quarantine house is forlorn.
I never saw the twin-tailed comet Neowise.I never let its dim rays flicker into my dim vision.I will now have to wait 6,700 years. I could never escape the light of the city.I could never escape the quarantine apartment.I could never escape the articles hinting where to look if I would only look at their …
So much to sayNothing to sayScream to the void like old friendScream to the robotsScream to the pipesWhispers on the other endHoller speak say hope prayNot echo, but responseNot me to meBut you. From you.Please be you.Answer back.