Clever

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Empty words on empty screens,  A silent generation screams Behind the masks of pleasant faces, Witty pictures, clever phrases,  We break, we cry, We sob, we fight, And segregated, rot and die,
When I first met you, I thought you were a clever man and I respected you. When I first talked to you, I thought you were a brilliant man and was intrigued by you. 
I have nothing to say that has not already been said. This exact sentence in this exact way has already been formed. I cannot be clever the way you ask me to because clever is a cliché. Clever shadows cutthroat.
Letters so big, Words so tall. The pencil will write Until life is null.                   Letters collaborate, Words are formed, Soon a sentence Is out the door.  
Many wish to talk to me about the things I ought to be but understand I fought to be all the things I am right now.
in a for(eign); language written. "is the code" computer nerds are poets
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