I Want My MTV
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sedehaven
sedehaven I am writer. Hear me starve,
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A poem written for the image. And with many thanks to Dire Straits for additional inspiration.

Source: http://sedehaven.tumblr.c...

I Want My MTV

It's good to be a man,

It's good to be a man, pelvis has a notch--

It's good to be a man, pelvis has a notch-- belt stays tight,

It's good to be a man, pelvis has a notch-- belt stays tight, pants stay on.

I'm afraid to take 'em down...I mean...

I'm afraid to take 'em down...I mean... I haven't looked yet. With my last eye. Good eye.

In Hiroshima, jeans meant protection,

In Hiroshima, jeans meant protection, so maybe. Maybe it's still

THERE.

I should have stuck with college. I should have made the band work.

Should have been on MTV, now I'm a prop for some metal band.

Action is action, and a bone is a bone.

But I keep hitching my belt tighter,

But I keep hitching my belt tighter, and shivering

But I keep hitching my belt tighter, and shivering every time that something meaty

P L O P S D O W N

Thanks for reading! I'm on AllPoetry, S. E. De Haven, and on Tumblr @sedehaven! Please like, share, and comment!

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