Call Them Off

Camera by Mario Calvo
Picture Taken By: Mario Calvo Image Courtesy: unsplash.com

 

They lined them all up.

Vicious dogs that snapped

They had no teeth – just flashes.

Bright flashes that snapped a million miles an hour.

He was wearing his button-up.

And I watched as he smiled.

I saw her elegant lashes

And how the camera held her in its power.

Cameras snapping pictures –

Magazines splattered with exploitation.

Isn’t life more than color?

Isn’t it more than a fake smile?

Stop this charade.

Please, call the dogs off.

Because no flash can capture how a person is feeling.

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