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Sonnet: My Life As Managed Desire

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Sonnet: My Life as a Managed Desire

Adsense Makes the Heart Glow Fonder

by John Kendall Hawkins


My life as an ad, a jingo unchained

new, improved, and stains removed with wonder

teleprompter thinking, I am unbrained

unofficially a head of dunder

the sweeps are over and the polls are in

by tomorrow I'll know what I believe

taxpaying the wages of sin

a bonafide criminally naà f

but I'll never give in to thinking groupon

buying is a form of democracy

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