1673: @John_Wilmot1647

‘Admired for his deathbed performance’
& ‘infamous in his time for his life’ – two
lines of internet biography ensnare his
four decades of crimes / A seventeenth
century existence – before our futilities
bled online [when we danced with men
& vanities & lines of sovereign-sourced
lies] Those immediately-crowned social
influencers – we click on & receive futile
lies / We will visit long enough to review
as subordinates bow & divide / Our poet
Rochester would have flourished – under
wit’s re-tweeted cries – as inferior artists
fell under Facebook’s clamorous denials


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