Brit artist Damien Hirst has been accused of plagiarizing a design by Robert Dixon. The Borkowski poet in residence has suffered similar difficulties…
“The problem is not Damian Hirst’s borrowing from others, but his own loss of originality,” Jonathan Jones, The Guardian, Wednesday October 25
This poem has been copied by Damien Hirst.
It’s been forged, faked and framed, then been dispersed
as the genuine article
although not one single particle
was versed by Damien first.
This poem has been copied by Damien Hirst
and there’s no hope the poet will be reimbursed.
It’s the lot of a poet
to lose out and know it
then develop a grudge to be nursed.
Yes, this poem has been copied by Damien Hirst.
In its metre he’s been entirely submersed
before ripping it off
to sell to a toff
who’s unaware that Hirst’s bubble has burst.