Cheap Words

This is to write, on the advice of a friend. My previous poem was a success, in her eyes, in tears, or in my ears, I hear these audial uniformities, cheap recipes for large families. Will the mass media approve? or would they, if they knew, whoever they are: Old Man Newspaper sticks the latest thing up his nose. Mrs. TV coughs and her lungs fill with blood.

19 February 1975