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Sonnet: The Couch Potato Family

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Couch Potatoes
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by John Kendall Hawkins


The Couch Potatoes were growing new eyes,

playing G.O.D. on the smart TV,

turn the world into a monstrosity,

extra points for sobs, megapoints for sighs.

They'd hacked a fresh mind right after breakfast.

Tony had the target apoplectic --

he fought the force and tried to reject it;

Finally he broke, wore their necklace.

Tony soon tired of cracking single eggs.

Lefties were easy, but Tony was bored.

He ached for a transformative smorgasbord

of Greens and Hams he could knock down some pegs.

They sit there humorless, grapes of wrath,

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John Kendall Hawkins is an American ex-pat freelance journalist and poet currently residing in Australia. His poetry, commentary, and reviews have appeared in publications in Oceania, Europe and the USA, such as Cordite, Morning Star, Hanging (more...)

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