We've learned of gravity, and entropy

studying the universe with astronomy

Our technology has brought prosperity but left us lazy

promoting poverty, misery and disparity with little charity

no peace, or serenity

Ignoring nature's harmony

we have built our armory

and with rapacity promoted calamity

With our audacity we have created a tragedy of insanity

inequity, larceny, and enmity

In our practicality we lacked sagacity

with little hospitality for humanity

unhappily with apathy valuing our phones more than family

and no thought of our posterity or community

With impunity we've lowered our immunity

and ignored nature's force of unity

Until we can give up individuality for empathy of community and society

humanity will remain in its state of barbarity in perpetuity

It's like putting a gun of technology in the hand of a child with no apology

  • Author: sorenbarrett (Offline Offline)
  • Published: January 20th, 2024 05:14
  • Category: Unclassified
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  • Doggerel Dave

    Neat ingenious write, Soren.
    And for once (once only, mind) I'm not going to leap onto my soapbox and lecture about the use of 'we' ........

    • sorenbarrett

      Thanks Dave the exception is most appreciated. It must be my dyslexia writing ME upside down. lol The read is most appreciated.

    • Firefall

      Great writing on our sad state of affairs.

      • sorenbarrett

        Thank you for the read and comment it is appreciated

      • Goldfinch60

        Such true words soren, we need to ensure that our reality is not overtaken by technology. (he says writing these words on a computer!)


        • sorenbarrett

          Thanks Andy. Yes I too have fallen prey to technology. Although I have lived for weeks and even months without electricity I prefer it. We grow accustomed to certain luxuries.

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