Modern Morality in the Arts

A poem

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Modern Morality in the Arts

If poetry is meant to be fearless and free,
why am I so afraid
I’ll slip up and say the wrong thing,

or that I’ll say exactly what I mean,
but some well-intentioned virtue signaler
will give it a purposeful misread,

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Jay Sizemore

Jay Sizemore

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Provocative truth teller, author of 19 poetry collections. Cat dad. Dog dad. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at: Jaysizemore.com.