Turn the TV Off

Saxon Crow

Turn the TV off

It will change your life

And then you'll realise

There is no strife

No hate or division

That rules the world

No contradiction

To confuse us all

Turn the TV off

It's a definite sure thing

Guaranteed happiness 

Is what it will bring

No more lies from 

People in suits

No more distractions

Or trivial pursuits

Turn the TV off

Trust me you'll see

That actually life is good

And people really aren't actually, intentionally at all that very mean


  • Author: Saxon Crow (Offline Offline)
  • Published: June 29th, 2022 00:06
  • Category: Unclassified
  • Views: 44


  • Doggerel Dave

    Provided you don't then transfer to social media, Instagram and all (do try to keep up 😊). Good message, though, Sax.

    • verona

      my thought exactly. nowadays we essentially have TVs in our pocket

    • crypticbard

      We haven't had a TV for about 5 years now. And every time an item of news somehow makes its way to a day, our whole internal equilibrium is a kilter for days on end. Thanks for sharing.

    • Goldfinch60

      True words SC but how do I then watch Star Trek!


    • evenwheniLie

      All we have to do is get rid of the tv and social media, iPhones and such…. Then you won’t be able to call the cops when they breaking into your home, and you won’t know to stock up on food because the news said the drought is coming..

      • Saxon Crow

        Your comment exemplified the point of the poem well.

      • orchidee

        Soaps can become completely unrealistic. And I've never met people in real life as wooden as some actors/actresses.

      • orchidee

        And - Neighbours is ending for good soon. Break out the champagne celebrations. Our misery will soon be over! lol. Come back Bouncer, the only proper actor in it!

      • evenwheniLie


      • Jerry Reynolds

        Nicely written, S.C.
        The American Amash do quite nicely living a plane life.

      • hzugman

        We definitely over consume and are over consumed by our electronic world.

      • Raven333

        Good poem, and I do have to agree I sometimes have to shut off the TV. I thought your flow was great.

      • hotidris

        Amazing poem you wrote.

      • Violet bluebell( used to be yellow rose)

        How can we know for sure that everything the news says is true .. o don’t believe it always is .. abs it’s Something I avoid .. I hardly ever watch the news , listen to it .. I think is mostly negative anyway and can trigger fear and anxiety in some people . A good writing .. crow

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