Emer Lyons

(11/05/1988 / Bandon, Co. Cork, Ireland.)

Peek-a-Boo


Looking, not looking;
which is worse?

Yes, I can see your chair,
Your skin.

My peripheral vision
Warns me to be PC.

My downcast gaze,
May as well be the first

Stone cast.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Edited: Thursday, May 02, 2013

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Being Irish; we don't stare but we judge. A product of our culture.

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