Wednesday, 1 February 2012


On the Face of it,
what price
the next best thing?

The cost, glitz, glamour
of a public offering,
where sheep clamour
while genuflecting
before the Book?

Caveat Emptor
may mean much more
than current trends
or a billion Friends.

©  Paul Andrew Russell

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 Paul Andrew Russell is a poet and writer who has self published a book of poetry, Pocketful of Words, and two collections of flash fiction. He blogs at: