A Plea to the Powers That Be

in hopes a little humor might help an annoying situation

Photo by Ayo Ogunseinde on Unsplash

Medium, dear Medium,
Must I start a Pattryum?
I have a blog for fear you’ll change
Your algorithms’ payment range;
You made the platform; it’s your right.
My poems and I would rest at night
A little better if we knew
That change was over, finished, through.
I’d like my poems to earn; it’s not
Much money — fifty cents a…



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