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Cha-Chi Legacy

I inhale the tears 
welling up in my eyes.
Feeling like I don't have 
the right to cry for 

letting so much time go by
without saying hi,
how are you doing, 
what's new in your life?

I "kept in touch" 
watching your 
adventures
on social media, 

restoring 
power
after a 
hurricane, 

providing water 
and food for 
people who didn't 
know your name.

I was proud of you,
...

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psychosocial media.

if the medium truly is the message
what is this message
of medium importance
we're all trying so desperately to produce,
and perform,
and perfect,

it makes us all think we matter
when in reality,

the reciprocity of this condition leaves us so nothing matters at all 

 

 

 

 

 

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The modern day captor

Scrolling , scrolling 
Hoping to distract myself
From the thoughts that run laps in my head
Never stopping to admire

Liking, liking
So maybe when I post
People might return the favour
And I can have that false sense of belonging

Watching, watching
Looking for something to entertain me
Unable to find it 
So my eyes glaze over

Playing, playing
Games with no meaning
Never finishin...

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Slave to the Algorithm

I don’t want to drive engagement.

I don’t need your gratuitous clicks.

I won’t beg for attention with

Pics of kittens sleeping with chicks.

 

I don’t need your engagement.

I won’t ask if you’ve used a skate key.

I don’t need any silly test to

Know you are as old as me.

 

I don’t really care how you engage.

I won’t tempt you with an opinion poll.

No one really ca...

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Internet Insanity!

 I visited my cousins in Russia

One summer vacation day,

And my conclusions during my stay

Turned out to be more than I could say.

*

What happened?

*

Older cousin surfs on laptop

Younger did that and ipod games too

Sister sticks to ginormous ipad

I skim online webs in hullabaloo!

*

What’s happening?!

*

Day after day, hour after hour

We’re caught in the ...

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Like

Like

 

the photographs of road signs charged by light,

footprints on the dashboard

or blurred trees  stooped like men picking leaves.

 

Or the back of my head, the garden shed

or all the landscapes from summer days when

we turned the camera on ourselves

 

and photographed nothing but wind.

We send thanks

and message school friends, relatives

 

and people w...

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Epitaph on an Army of remote experts

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These, in the day when others were falling,

the hour when their foundations fled,

followed their social media calling,

to believe in lies, maliciously spread.

 

Their fingers held the lies suspended;

they typed, and online kingdoms stay;

what sense abandoned, these defended

to save fuck all, then run away.

 

(Homage to A.E. Housman)

 

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THE CHASE

there's a new kid on the block

A NEW SHOW IN TOWN

even as we speak

THERE'S SOMETHING GOING DOWN

and you need to be around

I TELL YOU FOR NOTHING

you need to listen up

WHO'S DATING WHO

what's trending where

AND IF YOU'RE IN DOUBT

i'll spell it out for you.

'CAUSE I'M THE DADDY OF ALL THAT'S NEW

that's how it is

AND I'LL BRING IT TO YOU

i don't need no cryst...

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Social media

Technology

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Facebook, Twitter, Texting all day long,

God help me if my signal isn't strong,

Quite sad I guess, but I know that it is true,

It's often just the way I can communicate with you.

 

Behind technology I can always hide,

If I can't get out the door because I'm trapped inside,

Some days it's true and I know it very well,

My bedroom is nothing but a prison cell.

 

I can go...

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Indignitas

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Words withdrawn,

too difficult to utter.

We immerse ourselves in seas of frequencies not understood,

mis-interpreted, mis-used.

 

On-line segregation ensues. 

 

Our intentions unknowingly communicated in silence,

subtle images suggesting a desire to disconnect.

 

Our tongues devolve,

regressing from thought.

 

Cyclical behaviour has missed a curve.

An emer...

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CROC OF SHIT

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From Facebook came a Croc of Shit

To read and click and share

No longer I'll put up with it

Accused that I 'don't care'

 

"Share this if you have a heart"

"If you 'like' please type 'Amen'"

It stinks more than a day old fart

To read this shit again.. again.. again

 

I don't care if you send a curse

Wrath of God and all his might

One Direction would be worse

A...

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A Life In The Day

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A Life In The Day

WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND?
errrrrrrr

SHARE if you have a hamster you love with all your heart who you know will do anything for you

QUENTIN has TAGGED you in his album 'Genital Warts' (51 pictures)
because all your friends want to see the spotted dick of a person they've never met

LIKE
so close to LICK

STATUS UPDATE: my wife's left me
STALKER47: about time m8 - every...

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Pre-SocialMedia Times

A moment.

These days it's hard to have one
without feeling the need to share
every one with everyone.

Update it
       Tweet it
               Insta- it
                    'til we bleed.

How does this look?
         Who should we tag?
                 Where should we ping?

We've become factory workers
tasked with packaging our most worthy moments.

Keeping the extreme -
the happy
       the sad
             the a...

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Mutuality

friends of friends and an orgy of mutuality

each one ripe for the fucking until we greedily

eat our own tails

 

I find myself running low on chemistry

 

with so little reaction left inside of me

the water around the plug hole no longer spins,

it only falls

 

architectural wounds

cannot heal beneath this razor’s murderous haste

while the cognisant ...

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