Cinema Haikus

On Watching Movies

I love theaters
and cheaper matinee shows
with cleaner restrooms

Closed for COVID
streaming became the main host
for most movies now

We immerse ourselves
in other lives and worlds on
different sized screens

Reality Check Pop Quiz

Apocalypse film?
The pandemic kills millions!
Or reality?

Apocalypse film?
Senseless wars! Gun violence!
Or reality?

Apocalypse film?
Insurrection! Climate change!
Or reality?

We wish for fiction,
but facts are inconvenient.
Can’t we work together?

Copyright 2022 Mark D. Stucky.

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