A lad in Maine

We can all look through the lens
that mends the unbroken
bends light and make words
that are spoken unspoken,
but
magic lamps are rare
and
genies are much rarer.

When they sacrifice me
to lust and pornography
and the genie gets a hold
on me
I
don’t think that I’ll care.

© 2020, John Smallshaw.