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38 Comments on “Published

  1. Good for you for seeing mirrorlessly. I wonder if in the future our optics will auto-alter everything we see without our knowing it, just because we couldn’t be bothered to read all the Terms & Conditions.

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  2. The older model is called “Mother In-Law.” If a hair is out of place, you’ll hear about it. Love your writing!

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  3. Incredibly witty. And so true. People are so self-centred nowadays they don’t even get the time to raise their heads to maybe glance at the sky or the setting sun once in a while.
    Although who do I have to blame, they call it being human. How many people would read this and stop doing the same or at least try? Very few would.

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  4. You are an honest to god Original, Elan. There are so few of you; and it’s hard, too, being a creature from an alien’s zoo, and not knowing who’s watching you. I enjoyed this one.

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  5. True Sally. In a world where we are constantly reminded to be aware of others, we seem to be getting more self-absorbed. I am no exception. This poem is for me as much as it is a cynical critique of all of us.

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  6. Great! I can think of at least a dozen young women I should be sending this to. But, sadly, they just wouldn’t get it. Sally

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  7. Absolutely hilarious …..! You can win many awkward hearts bruised by intrusive admirers. Brilliant and witty to the core…!

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  8. How apt for this generation..love the sarcastic and witty tone. Brilliant!!!

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  9. Yes, and inside the bag you will receive sample sizes of the Elan line of cosmetics, made specifically for applying while you’re driving to work and checking out a new post on Instagram.

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  10. This one is awesome, so much truth in there. The juxtaposition of our made up faces and identities is amazing. BTW, do I get a free cosmetic bag for being your 100th LIKE? Well done, Elan! πŸ™‚

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  11. Your way with words never disappoints, “ransoms are paid monthly” genius line!

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  12. That’s brill. What a pertinent piece of writing. And I read “backup e-mail account” as “blackmail account” … πŸ™‚

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