RAVEN MACK is a mystic poet-philosopher-artist of the Greater Appalachian unorthodox tradition who publishes zines & physical books & electronic books & music & photography & digital art & just generally whatever feels necessary to survive this deluded earth thru Rojonekku Word Fighting Arts survival systems (Version 69, establish 14 Feb 1973). Comments encouraged.

Thursday, May 14

TOP TEN STUDIES OF EMOTIONAL CONTAGION











#1: misinformed consent/obtained thru random checkbox/no one really checks
#2: this experiment/called “openly sharing” leads/to dark loneliness
#3: “am I alone/in this filtered box of self?”/wrestling with what’s real
#4: I do not pretend/to not pretend; digital/umbilical cords
#5: social media/tendrils creepy crawl in through/cracked identity
#6: sum of my data/triggers algorithm’s cold/feedback - a mirror
#7: I am this sidebar/I am this clickbait slide show/I am one zero
#8: elders spoke of end/times; what’s the finality/for endless scrolling?
#9: there’s no end to this/digital ripple’s spiral/deeper into heart
#10: in “the end” data/of self outlives actual/self; deactivate

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