Nobody Knows I’m a Poet by Chris Butler

Nobody knows
how emo,
I write words

that might
shock and awe
or blow
your brains abroad.

So like Cobain,
I shit on this stage,
I shit on the page
and use the paper

to clean it up.

Chris Butler
Chris Butler is a starving artist. He is the co-editor of The Beatnik Cowboy. His most recent poetry collection, “Bummer” was published by Scars Publications. This photo is the property of Allison Blanchard, used with her permission.
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