Junkies today can revel in the blitz

of news to feed the needs with which they’re cursed.

Obsessive readers want the juicy bits:

it takes the uncut text to quench their thirst.


Rumors of dope on Presidential crimes –

the censor disappoints the folk who crave it.

The masterpiece truncated for our times,

Ulysses’  legacy – an affidavit.