Tourist Class

through canals

tour guides droning
dated names

our smartphones poising

immortal selfies
framing days

while other travelers
watch us pass.

A disbelieving native sighs,
"Magnificence escapes their eyes."

Tourist Class © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: March 5, 2020