When the lighting is just right,
all aspects of the scene thought through,
the model posed in some new way —
provocative and pretty, not sexual
in any way — it is called fine art.
Technology advances daily,
there are algorithms that enable
computers to map the cosmos,
and tiny devices can store
enormous volumes of data,
The police came to a middle
school yesterday, confiscated
an eight grade boys phone
with nude pictures of girls
of the same age, same class.
There was a girl recently (made
all the talk shows. did you hear?)
fourteen I think she was, made
a mistake, had a picture taken online
without her shirt. (These things usually
end up seen everywhere. Who do you
blame?) Kids at two different schools
embarrassed and bullied her into suicide…..
Bukowski wrote about having sex
after he was sixty with three different
women in the same day. It was poetry.
I will be content if just the one will
still have me, and I shall proclaim it the highest
of fine art.
For dVerse and Anna’s prompt. Be sure and read it. Always good stuff.