The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts


POTW #831
(Week of 3 March, 2013)

I went to a different coffee shop than usual today.

Internet Chicken

Internet Chicken pecks her phone
Poking for a place to scratch
Why hunt chicken feed on your own
When you have access to Google Maps?

Internet Chicken tweets her clucks
And follows other types of fowl
The quirky quacks of internet ducks
The brainy screeds of Internet Owl

Internet Chicken comments and reddits
Tags and likes and pins and whines
Downloading porn and correcting the credits
Video looping her feathers with Vine

And Internet Chicken lays eggs online
In a free-to-play chicken-farming app
But in real life she is disinclined
I mean really, who has time for that?

Copyright © 2013 by Dave Grossman

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