Repost from How to Live.
30 haikus for 30-yr oldsNosheen IqbalIslington. Farmer’sMarket. Travelling fairtradeorganic cocaineGlastonbury mudDrugs booze festival spiritBlands Kate Moss facebookDinner party friendsAuthentic VietnameseChopsticks culture wineFunctioning for cashIs no way to ensure youWill ever matterBut big ching buy youSmashing tits and iPod toplay Keane’s greatest hitsWarehouse locationPostmodern ironic kitschCunt with facial hairDisguising ragingwhorefest of brain and bodyBy wearing ConverseCapitalismkeeps you working for bagsPriced like winter coatsConsumerismKills communism. Loves CheGuevara t-shirtsSoul crushed. Brain melt in.gif. End of everything.Bongos weed chillax.To be in work forcash hungry ad men in jeansMake small death likely(Profiteering forblue blood new media shitsfulfilling self harm)German not know ifhe is hunk or super geekGirls wish he was TomSuburban orgyCosmopolitan swingingBabeStation phone sexE equals MimiCarey squared Boob ass diva:All relative m8Britain’s Got TalentSaturday Night TakeawayHaha gud 1 lolNinety-nine percentof the general publicSuffer retardationDeify beautySurvival of the thickestTsunami modelStatement anarchyAim subversion politicsEnd shitting BanksyMinimalist whitedesks aren’t suited to droppingVietcong noodlesBut style magconscious playlists and slogant-shirts are SO coolGuestlist, fuckface, cockmunching penis holder blagshit weasel spunktardYou’ve got the looks I’vegot the brain let’s make lots ofclassic synth popGenius of ourTime? Object of ridicule?Morrissey loves blacksWhen the machines takeover please kill the stupidAnd the inane firstAngry young MuslimIn sprawling metropolisGym kit rucksack bombFrench electro geekDetroit techno boggle faceShoegaze indie fringeRobot Cyborg bleepY2k android machinesDaft Punk club bangersIf art will save usFrom life’s degrading horrorsKeep New Order loopedNosheen Iqbal is a Contributing Editor on Guardian Culture. These 30 haikus were first published here.