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2 Poems About Emoji

2 Poems About Emoji

For poets, the future’s a place
Where meter and rhyme are debased
Despite years of thinking
Not one has an inkling
Of how to pronounce 😄


“MAN SCARING YOUNG CHILDREN WITH BEARD”
“DEPTHS OF THE COSMOS”
“FLESH, SEARED”
“ONE EYEBALL, EXPANDING, CONTROLLING, DEMANDING”

…emoji have sure gotten weird.


Emoji in header image from Twemoji (CC BY 4.0)

my friend says this dress is blue/black. I see it as more of a howling colorless void endlessly sucking all of creation into its gaping maw.

optical illusions are weird.

first day of spanish 101. been practicing with some stuff I found online. prof goes pale.

“no, my child… that is the forbidden spanish”

outlawing

“As my first act as your President, I hereby OUTLAW CANKER SORES!”

“Sir, that’s not how… anything works.”

“Wait, WHAT?”

find: “super bowl”

replace: “superb owl”

does it even count as kombucha if it’s not brewed in a mason jar by a white guy with dreads?

I am fast approaching the day when I will eat a breakfast of grapefruit, vegetable juice, black tea, plain yogurt, and Grape Nuts, and I’ll like it.

Farewell, youth.

“I’ve disabled the hedonic treadmill!” he declared, and actually lived happily ever after.

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