A perfect moment can be:
a) engineered in late night meetings
fueled with energy drinks and cold pizza
b) utilized in guerilla ad campaigns
aimed at making a quick buck
c) manipulated by Internet spin doctors
famous for fifteen people
d) marketed to teenyboppers bored
with the latest boyband du jour
e) brutalized in letters to the editor written by
close-minded upstanding patriotic thugs
f) sodomized by zealots intent on legislating
the morality of others
g) all of the above
Please elaborate on your choice. You have the rest of your life to answer.
Josette Torres received her MFA in Creative Writing from Virginia Tech in 2010. She also holds a BA in English and Creative Writing from Purdue University. Her work has appeared in The New Verse News, SLAM: Silhouette Literary and Art Magazine, Eunoia Review, and is forthcoming in Ayris. She is the Writer in Residence at The Lyric Theatre in Blacksburg, Virginia.