Pandemic Poetry #39 / Connection

I’ve been intrigued by the weird thing that happens to language when the connection on zoom is lagging. Things speed up, slow down and skip and jolt. I thought it would make for an interesting poem, and I was right. It’s espeically disconcerting if read aloud.

Connection 
Can you hear me?
Yes?
I’ll begin by by e e e e e e e e e e
Giving an acknowledgement
Meant
Stolen
Present
People
Emerging
Now
My eye eye eye eye eye
Is
Frozen
I think my connection is
Zen
Can you hear me?
Me e e e e e e
I’ll 
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Leave?

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