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Selfie World

Selfie World

written by: Joyce Butler



There were too many people there
flicking smartphones
of drawn out features.

Climbing over each others heads
then falling miserably
on their selfie faces

Identical imagery
in a line as far away
as the sun can roar
on a hopeless day.

Each one of them having the
very same thing to say.

Yet still
I can’t remember their words
like joined up dots
in a picture
of this tragically vain world.

Joyce Butler

Joyce Butler

I'm 41 years old. Mother of 2 from Waterford, Ireland. I work full-time as a Clerical Officer. I love to write poetry, micropoetry and short stories when I have time.
I was shortlisted for the Atlantis Short Story Prize 2015 and I've written the first draft of a book.
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