Po’ Em’

She fancies herself in fiction
Fleshing out her story
Donning floor-length paragraphs
Playing peek-a-boo with Prada shoes

"I'm a talker; I admit
With a voluptuous vocabulary
I'm ready to strut my stuff
On the stage of the page

No 'economy' of words
I deserve to be heard"
But the poet (double dissed)
Disagreed, tsk tsk

Poor Emma, he penned

She was
She wished
She whined

She went

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