Treasure Island

David McLansky

(5/24/1944 / New York City)

In Praise of MySpace


It's time to praise with dunning grace
That portal simply called Myspace,
That site upon the Internet
Where writers can interconnect;
Where artists using nouns and verbs
Who feel no need to misspell words,
Can express themselves in complex thoughts
While remembering English lessons taught;
Where writers can display their wares
And expose themselves to judgments fair;
An audience of daring peers,
Of poets, shamans, and would-be seers;
I'm grateful for the friends I've made
And for the Art they have displayed;
Minds across the Internet,
Lovers known without regret.

Submitted: Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 04, 2013

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