Picture Perfect MAG

By Dan R., Traverse City, MI

in a high-clearance government building,
in the middle of Maryland,
there is the Department of School Photography.
For a study made long ago
revealed that teenage egos
are simply much too large.
To make room for the sludge of
dates and equations
essential for future career success,
it is deemed necessary
to un-cramp our skulls from our blimp-like
Meticulous clerks
concoct foul-smelling Uglification Solutions.
Picture negatives are dipped in
the liquid and are horrifically transformed.
When perfectly nice-looking
boys and girls
open up their school picture packets,
their egos never fail to shrink five sizes.

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i love this so much!

on Sep. 27 2014 at 3:03 pm
CreativeClaire468 SILVER, Terre Haute, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
Life is a book of a thousand pages I have not yet read. -Anonymous

I agree. Awesome way of capturing the truthfulness of pictures.

LuckyThree said...
on Apr. 17 2010 at 4:04 pm
LuckyThree, Ft.Lauderdale, Florida
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'nough said. I agree.

Eilatan GOLD said...
on Apr. 17 2010 at 10:03 am
Eilatan GOLD, Old Greenwich, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"Nobody is normal. Everybody in the world is a weirdo freak. Except you, which makes you a weirdo freak."

wow, this is amazing! i love the descriptions. this is a poem everyone can really relate to. good work, keep writing!!!!!!


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