Montage of Life in a Screen by James Quinn

Our fourth installment of Anti-Genre is montage poem inspired by Langston Hughes’  Montage of a Dream Deferred. James Quinn’s “Montage of Life in a Screen” reflects on–and literally enacts–our daily obsessions with social media.     Adequate Morning Fumbling Fumbling Fumbling Searching for a cell phone Fumbling Fumbling Fumbling Searing for a cell phone Fumbling Fumbling Fumbling Let me disconnect this Eyes burn from a bright screen All sound immediately cut off No more fumbling Burning eyes to the screen Scrolling Scroll through, refresh Scroll through, refresh Scroll through, refresh Scroll through, refresh SpongeBob memes bring a slight chuckle Share it...

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