Spin 😏

The following is a reactionary poem riffing off Emily Dickinson’s Tell all the truth but tell it slantβ€”(#1263). Reading her poem, I thought about how much images have come to stand in for language since Dickinson, as well as the relationship between our expressions of truth and our communication devices.

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Sell all desires and spin them new β€”

Success in Circuit lies

In kindling customer Delight

When viral Needs meet eyes

As Cravings to the Masses rouse

Without a notice why

The Campaign must dull gradually

So all consumers buy β€”

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