Lost16 May 2016
When I photograph my cat, secretly
I consider if the button-eyed, belly-up
portrait is a perfect
poster, just thinking ahead…
Now too, each photo of a loved one poses
the question – is this a MISSING PERSON
portrait? An OBITUARY photo?
“Face more forward please,” you never know…
A selfie – this is the one,
it strikes a fine line, flattering
yet recognizable, haunting
page 17 of the newspaper
three days after I was last sighted
decomposing in a shallow grave
in a picture-perfect country paddock.