By Annmarie Lockhart

The Internet never forgets
diary, scrapbook, minicam
permanent record

each impression a wordless
oh frozen in a collective

thawed and absorbed,
a spring melted snow,
muddied and fresh

with each hit, view, poke,
chat, upload, update
eyelid imprint of life
lived in binary code
black and white
vivid in subtext
and innuendo
fleshed out
sexted, flirted
fully figured
inside the

Annmarie Lockhart is the founding editor of vox poetica, on online literary salon dedicated to bringing poetry into the everyday, and the founder of unbound CONTENT, an independent press for a boundless age. A lifelong resident of Bergen County NJ, she lives, writes, and works 2 miles east of the hospital where she was born.