The augmented reality

Some are profiteering
while others are nearing
the end,

it’s all about me and fuck you,
is this what it comes too?
is this who we are?

I’m walking past those
with the raggy arsed clothes
down on skid row,
and they’re kids you know who
don’t hardly know
what the hell’s going on.

God help us,

he would
he’s in Tesco’s
helping himself.

© 2020, John Smallshaw.