Before Google by Sofia Kioroglou

Before Google

I feel an eye,
always watching me,
I cannot see it but I can tell it is stalking me.

Before google came on the scene,
I could feel the sun beating down on me
wedding ring twirling around my finger

What I see now is only a pinprick of light
visible through the cracks in the old wooden boards
With so many tabs on my PC open I can’t be bothered to see the sun

Sofia KioroglouSofia Kioroglou is a Greek poet, writer and perennial traveller to the Holy Land and Egypt. Her recent entry to the Festival for Poetry was singled out at the Best of February and her poems have been selected in the 26 Most Commented Writers Category of Pengician. Her poems can be found online and in print in Lunaris Review, In Between Hangovers, Galleon Literary Journal, Pengician, Galway Review, Verse-Virtual, Dumas de Demain, Books’ Journal, Poetic Diversity, Every Writer, Winamop and Aenaon to name but a few. She has work forthcoming this March in Basil o’ Flaherty. She was one of the winners in the International Competition of this January and her work won a distinction in the Poetry Contest of Unesco Club for the return of the Elgin Marbles to Greece. Her work is mentioned in the Winningwriters Magazine this February.

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