selfies reflect us,


or at least they are what

we want to be

seen as.


an edited face

a funny pose

loads of makeup

a smile.



these are all

a show we put on

to be what we're not.


remove the filter

get rid of the props

take off the makeup

and just...be 


or are we too afraid

to be judged

and too influenced

by what 'they' think


to take a deep breah

snap the photo

and say 

¨this is me¨


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