A Note to the Arteests by Jon Bennett

Expect nothing
from the audience
their only job
is to listen to you
but you’re still asking them
to work for free
You, also,
have only one job
it is to amuse them
and failing that
you’ve failed
everything.

Jon Benett Painting
Jon Bennett hopes you’ll forgive his trespasses. — Painting by Andrea Hasko-Marx, c. 2017

 

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