The Stage that is Facebook
By Ludmilla Salonda
All the world’s a stage
And it is Facebook;
A canvass we face
to paint our lives;
Or a meeting place to gather
to wait, meet, greet
laugh and cry
Then log out to log in
Again and again.
Many enter to paint the canvass
with happy strokes of their kids lives;
Or hang strings of tender lived moments
like pearl necklaces.
Some enter loaded down
with hurts and despair;
To darken it with storms
rain, lightning and thunder.
Others dart in to splash it about
with narcissistic scatter and banter;
While others enter in search of friends
to make and remake.
Others mount to light new flames
or to re-spark old fames from cold ashes;
And still more alight
to pick off ideas
like gold nuggets from the dross.
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