The Rating System

fuck
the
rating
system

the rating system is bourgeouis;
impediment, like speech
free flowing down the
sidewalk street ditch concrete
crack

pave
the
way

with words, so rotted and sticky
and sick they make your muscles
clench, and fists ball into microfiber
and maleficent evasion, a defamation
of caricature, unaware of how
hypersensitive you've become to
a turn of phrase

cheek
exploding in an unprecedented
O proclamation
of a breast exposed
on tv -

let it be,
I might have said

in between love-made
solidify opulent
bejeweled eye, the kind
of sty that stimulates
the hungry conservatives
into further annoying sparks of speech,

as though
there were not enough
red in the room
already,

as though words
were heavy,

as though your
name hadn't been said.