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Sonnet: No, I Really Didn't Kill Anybody

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Sonnet: No, I Really Didn't Kill Anybody

by John Kendall Hawkins

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Blackest dark ages married to quantum --

that's what's up ahead for mankind, and me,

duckrabbits who speak auction English

and sell "souls" in chains to the nouveau riche;

Facebook timeline crims who "thought" they were "free,"

now up against a Kafka hivemind M:

Cry, I didn't murder anybody;

Hear, Au contraire you murdered all your Likes

the moment you crossed the imagined red line

of mad machine-men who "think" they're divine,

men not men but simulatos with spikes

stream-watching The Prime of Miss Jean Brody.

Gary Kasparov sat up late that night:

Deep Blue's moves and counters gave him such fright.


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John Kendall Hawkins is an American ex-pat freelance journalist and poet currently residing in Oceania.

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