by Helen Addy
His red exclamation mark is a hangnail,
his subject line a pointing finger.
Her arrow hovers,
firing into other messages.
Opened emails push him down,
a clogged gutter at the base of her monitor.
Unfiltered spam evicts him to another page,
her Inbox still calling him the 1.
Helen Addy is from Morayshire in Scotland. She has a poem in the 2010 BUGGED anthology, and is working towards a first pamphlet.