In anticipation of Valentine’s Day, University of Wyoming student Zack Anderson began advertising his services around campus. The English and French major is offering customized sonnets for a fee. Wyoming Public Media requested that Anderson write a love poem… for us.
Here, nigh the end of our postmodern age,
the news is bred on free-range server farms
and in the brains of citizenry rage
incertitude, distress, ennui, alarm,
complacency. These bitter villains leach
the human spirit from our cynic scene.