how2human@thebar.help

The skinny one
with the perfect skin
and the same hair
as every
other
otherwise interesting girl
this side of town
shows her tattoo
written in a f o r e i g n l a n g u a g e
to the other haircuts
@TheBar.

Think Different.

Her boyfriend
(who goes by “Cosmo”,
despite his name being Rupert
just like his papa
and his papa’s papa before them)
gets her attention,
just long enough
for a
$elfie,
his hair’s peroxide blonde
(despite the little known fact
that Ruperts don’t swim in the sea
nor seldom take to the sun.)

Although their
presence is known,
he checks in,
which they,
having all been tagged,
intermittently check on,
gauging the extent to which their
activity has been liked.

It is important to be liked.

The smile-satellites
buzz and hum
in grossly enviable delight,
taking turns to
stroke each other
and of course
Missus Cosmo’s
~ FRE$H INK ~
commenting upon the
craftsmanship of which
they became experts in
last year
when their cohort
all went to Japan
together
while negative creeps on
their phones
in the
corners of
bars
on the other        side
of the     world
watch
and
learn

how

to

h
u
m
a
n
.

jddd

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