Open Mic

open mic

a reader
speeds
through
entire
poem
13 seconds flat.

I want to stop you!
These are words!
Treasures! Gems!
I want to hear them!

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3 thoughts on “Open Mic

  1. We are all short on time but time doesn’t care it just keeps on going. Speed reading is all the rage or if it’s too much then try condensed novels , ideal for high-speed education. I wonder if Mr Gradgrind ever thought about those facts he loved so much.

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    1. Funny how you bring up Mr Gradgrind, a character I’ve not thought about for a long time. Exactly the kind of person to rush past the beauty of things, and like you said, someone who only saw the facts and measurements of life

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