Putting the “try” in poetry, here is my second poem.

Lamentation

I don’t write for fortune
Nor do I write for fame

It’s likely just as well
Since most my work is lame

I try for controversy
Yet it always comes out tame

No matter what I try
It always sounds the same

But my greatest weakness
My foremost claim to shame

Being drawn to cliche
Just like a moth to flame