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
'WAIT A MINUTE
I NEED TO POST THIS'

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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