I confess

For today’s prompt, write a conspiracy poem.

I confess

I’m the anonymous Q dropping
whatever crap will get 4chan hard
and laughing as the gullible
savor every poorly worded crumb

It’s easy once you learn the trick
“disinformation is necessary”
every wrong prediction becomes intentional
part of the trusted plan

I was also a member of the Illuminati
but got excommunicated— not killed
they just set me up with a boring job
a blog and a lifetime supply of irrelevance

Quote me and I’ll deny it
This is just poetic license

About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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19 Responses to I confess

  1. Cassa Bassa says:

    Poetic license it is

    Liked by 1 person

  2. So clever. Like the font by the way. You know I love me some excommunication!!! Oh lord, yes, there could be nothing worse. And the lifetime of irrelevance. Well done, Sir!! Very well done.

    Deny, deny, deny, delay and deny. Great ending as well.

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  3. ivor20 says:

    I won’t quote you Bart …
    “As a poet, sometimes we confuse ourselves, Trying to create ashes, instead of fire ” …Leonard Cohen

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Bill says:

    “a lifetime supply of irrelevance” who could ask for more. LOL

    Liked by 2 people

  5. equipsblog says:

    Very clever, Q.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. equipsblog says:

    Mum’s the word.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. r.Douglas says:

    I liked this poem 50 times. 49 times anonymously. Truth.

    Liked by 1 person

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