starburst

a starburst’s the view

from a black hole

as Mama gives birth to

another little planet

 

(give her a mic)

I’m in a rocket to my star

(dumb)

I need this!

this is my last chance!

I have to make it—

(she’s eighteen)

 

they all want to be on stage

they want to be on TV

they all want to feel

the heat of the spotlight

and their star

(dumb)

 

sign up the next idol

sign up this seasons voice

sign up the next Erica

doesn’t have talent

 

Warhol rolls over

in his grave

’cause they’re all on the stage

and, you know what?

there’s no audience left

no one’s clapping in the dark

the audience went down

that black hole

as Mama gives birth to

another little planet

 

 

About troysherdahl

A blue-collar bohemian with a penchant for fine words and dirty jeans.
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