Home #Blue Nib Issues Issue 38 | June 2019 | Live, Laugh, Ugh! Fear and Loathing in the World of Instagram-Poetry

Live, Laugh, Ugh! Fear and Loathing in the World of Instagram-Poetry

“This is the American Dream in action! We’d be fools not to ride this strange torpedo all the way out to the end.”

I don’t consider myself a poet. I studied poetry in college, I’ve written poems, I’ve even had a few published in some dinky little journal no one’s ever going to read and yet, I don’t consider myself a poet. The title of Poet is like that of Philosopher, it doesn’t sound good coming from your own mouth. We’ve all meet the self-acclaimed Poet or Philosopher at a party and we’ve...

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