Okay, I thought I was just sort of being crazy when I recently wrote that you should gather up all your Charlie Sheen stuff and list it on eBay.
Crazy like a shark.
A book of poems Sheen self-published some 20 years ago entitled—and I’m not making this up—“A Peace of My Mind,” is doing quite well on eBay. When I checked it, seven bids had pushed the slim volume up to nearly $600. An autographed copy of the same poetry book with a starting bid of $2,000 didn’t have any takers so far.
I offer my own Charlie Sheen poem:
Roses are red
Charlie’s gone mad
before all of this
just his acting was bad.
When I did a search for “Charlie Sheen” I got more than 12,000 items found on eBay. While it’s true that the United States has lost a great deal of its manufacturing to Third World nations where the average yearly wage is $12.42, there is one segment of manufacturing where we still dominate:
T- shirts designed to cash in on celebrity burnouts.
There are currently about 8,000 Charlie Sheen t-shirts on eBay.
And they say Americans don’t show initiative any more.
By the way, I’d love to hear your Charlie Sheen poetry, especially haiku.