Slow Down

The roads where we walk, the houses and cars
Are hiding this planet
We forget who we are.

The shops and possessions, our jobs and our greed
Are hiding our purpose
We forget what we need

It all happens so quickly, there’s no time to think
But where are we rushing
At such a great speed?
 

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Aviva Rifka Bhandari

Fri 19th Feb 2021 21:09

Thank you for commenting Stephen, I'm not able to evaluate which of the many modern dilemmas might be the greatest though, I fear we might be forgetting some of the many contenders if we rank this as the utmost. 😎

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Stephen Gospage

Fri 19th Feb 2021 17:37

A timely poem, Aviva. It sums up our greatest modern dilemma. But first we have to slow down, as you say.

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Aviva Rifka Bhandari

Fri 19th Feb 2021 00:28

Thank you for your comment Nigel, it made me stop and think.

In life
we create
new crossroads
each time
we stop
and think.

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Nigel Astell

Thu 18th Feb 2021 23:36

Only at
the crossroads
of life
we stop
and think.

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Aviva Rifka Bhandari

Thu 18th Feb 2021 22:31

Thank you very much to those who have clicked 'Like' for this poem.
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