feed the flies

my body will one day feed the flies and in them perhaps my atoms will gain buzzing height



16 year old me would never have posted a selfie, never mind a poem.

She would never have dreamt of having such confidence.

She would have waited ’til someone else posted a picture of her that was passable and used that for her profile –

So passive.

Now, I post both, both different forms of self-portraiture.