Poetry Blogs (social-media)
facebook tells me i have been on this diary of misinterpreted thoughts 10 years yesterday. what better time to share this poem? i wrote this comical piece in a short-lived sabbatical i took last year:
I'm sick of being on facebook
i'm sick of all the likes
i'm sick of all this unfriending
and pics of stolen bikes
i'm sick of giving you a "thumbs up"
for something you said and did
Thursday 30th August 2018 10:37 am
Life is an endless comment section
Shouts at each other with a swift swipe of the keyboard
An invisible war within this virtual world
Brutal words concealed as nuclear bombs and machine guns
We post up selfies to make us feel better
Just for that someone to tear us down
Give us a “like” to inflate our self-esteem
Give us a “dislike” to deflate our self-esteem
How did it come to thi...
Wednesday 13th September 2017 5:50 pm
Into the bleak after hour
where dreams blend into
hopes that have gone sour
I am one of many, upon rocks
ocean spume that wet your socks.
Why do you walk the shores
with socked feet?
When bare footed symphonies
lift their song in your chest
above outstretched branches of tress
I am one of many grains of sand,
nameless stars cupped in hand.
Will you remember one
Monday 4th February 2013 6:24 am