The Daily — NaPoWriMo 2

Once,
Arriving with a solid-wood thunk,
ink stain blisters smeared
across not-quite smooth
ecru wood-pulp,
warming the salty
sweet smell of journalism.

This morning
Chimed a virtual bell
And clean and textureless
As glass, reporters
From around the world wrote —
in the words of unnamed sources —
Nothing I could believe.

~LD

Though not quite a mythological beast, what passes for journalism (and journalists’ sources) sometimes has that feel. This was inspired by a conversation I “eavesdropped” on the other day on FB on exactly this topic.

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