Poem: Can It Can

Can this can of soup,

Be used for anything more,

Besides a can of soup?

To begin,

Can a man be a man—

If not able to eat soup?

Is soup,

Soup,

If no man eats it?

These are questions being asked by a poem.

But is a poem,

A poem,

If you are only skimming it,

Because I started it with me talking about soup?

What is the point of me writing this?

I know it’s too silly.

I know soup is too silly.

And I get that I’m being meta.

I wish I could say—

I wish I could say now—

That I wrote this craving soup.

That it’s about that.

But nope.

I just felt like being random.

Special thanks to: Melissa Potter

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