Selected poems by JonArno Lawson from his collection by the same title. Published by Exile Editions ltd., Toronto, Canada, 1997. Permission to publish was obtained from the author. If you like this selection, you can order the book from Amazon books.

TV is Medusa
In the modern world there are no monsters
instead of heroes we have inventors
     who fashion her a billion heads
and hook them up to wire necks
and put a head in every home
and in comfort
each one of us who watches
turns to stone.
 My vocal interpretation of TV is Medusa