Terence G. Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

Putting The Shark In Selfie Pose

picture this
facebook image
girl being swallowed
by a shark a great white shark

surface breaching
mouth jaws stretching
wide teeth flashing
shark sweet smiling

girl already swallowed
to shoulders arm extended
taking a photograph selfie
arm outstretched concentrating

on posing clicking
caption proclaiming

reminds me of Julius Caesar
adjusting his toga in modesty
as the knives continued to descend
upon the steps of his assassination

Copyright © Terence George Craddock
Written in March 2014 on the 28&31.3.2014.

Submitted: Monday, March 31, 2014
Edited: Monday, March 31, 2014

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Inspired by the above described picture and quoted caption line 'WAIT A MINUTE I NEED TO POST THIS' posted on the internet.
Topic: Humour

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