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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

A Haiku - Christopher McKenna


2:05 AM
Gotta work in the morning

God-fucking-dammit



A sleepless mind's fevered writings, the depths of anger and despair reached when unable to sleep, the frenzied mental self-cries to SHUT UP BRAIN, JUST SHUT UP ALREADY AND LET ME SLEEP only further exacerbating the sleeplessness problem - clearly, a modernist masterpiece.  An obscenity to God punctuated by more obscenity, this poet shows clear and blatant disregard for pious tradition, instead preferring to go into a Godless night where perhaps he can find some sleep.

Or it's just a funny haiku.

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