FOR ART’S SAKE
Let’s raise a glass and make a shrine
to all the content dumped online
since Covid came and made us see
we need to offer stuff for free.
Those webinars and videos
and footage from our gigs and shows
now frankly can’t be done without.
Let’s give them gratis! Hand them out!
For can’t you tell? The multitude
just craves our craft; it would be rude
to make them pay for what we do!
And so our skill we cough and spew
and splash across the internet.
This simple truth let’s not forget:
to charge a smidgen would be rash
for the world needs our art
more than we need its cash.
So let’s raise a glass and make a shrine
to all that content dumped online.
It lies inert and ossifies
but, unlike us, it never dies.