A picture can tell a thousand lies.
Beguiling smiles and oft stifled cries.
These stories, framed 1:1 or 6 x 9,
both the same, digital or scissored line.
Refusing to be captured… the Old Ones, wise,
soul-trapped eyes, paper life trapped in slices.
A captured Soul, lens-trapped, a thousand lies.
© CGT, 2018.
Obol is a poet and an infrequent writer of prose.