God on Facebook


Franzen calls it ‘a private hall
of flattering mirrors’*,

where we stay active enough
to feel the love of others
over the internet’s radar,
we exist, returning,
as low blips, heart beats,
these fleet sightings
of us, the low-followers
on the swipe,
are very necessary;
we the un-celebrities,
to whom the Gods dictate.


*Farther Away

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