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Cyber real

Has the convenience of technology  inoculated us from reality? Do androids dream of electric sheep? I pray the code my soul to keep? Does your universe live within 4G Or megapixel infinity? Which memory lies within The one that was Or the one that's been Or how much gig how much ram? Which reality is true? Cyber me Or cyber you? Cyber bully Cyber crime Cyber hate  Cyber time? Cyber boxer Or cyber brief? Who is the real identity thief? Cyber pleasure Cyber pain Hours spent glaring into the screen Choosing an alternate username. Status updates and trending tweets Fill your mind and rob your sleep. Clever hashtags and Instagram  Will shape your image and gain more friends. Is the you you've shaped in cyberspace  The same you I'd see face to face? We hide behind our computer screens And criticize with brutal ease. Virtual reality Is buying souls of men you see  And robbing the ability to dream real dreams. I want to conquer something real That I can grab that I can feel. I want to touch life and hold on tight I want to unblock true friends And "like" real sights. I want conversation face to face In real world time In a real world place.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014

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Date: 3/18/2023 7:30:00 PM
Deep poem, I love it.
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Date: 3/17/2023 11:50:00 AM
Well said many times over! Bravo!
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Date: 3/17/2023 5:00:00 AM
Hello Kelly, Your poem CYBER REAL is an enjoyment to read. I like the subtle humor.
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Date: 3/16/2023 8:58:00 PM
Yes food for thought, great poem.
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Date: 3/16/2023 12:36:00 PM
This is excellent! Clever commentary on the reality of our tech world today. Loved the rhythm of this piece. Although it's fairly long, it didn't seem so reading it. Love those last 8 lines. Wonderful!
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Date: 3/3/2021 11:39:00 AM
hey if you could tell me how you used satire and where it is in the peom
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Date: 2/19/2016 11:20:00 AM
You have said it all. You spoke out my feelings more clearly than I could have done. Beautiful write!
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Date: 2/27/2015 2:30:00 PM
"We hide behind our computer screens And criticize with brutal ease. Virtual reality Is buying souls of men you see And robbing the ability to dream real dreams." You pen the absolute truth, my friend. Well done.
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Date: 1/16/2015 2:17:00 PM
That carried me from beginning to end in a very interesting way. Nice ride.
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Date: 2/18/2014 9:13:00 PM
Well done!
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Date: 1/13/2014 1:14:00 PM
Now this is great, loved it from start to finish. You have skills my friend. Sorry we cant converse face to face and we are limited to this space. Once again Bravo and standing ovation. 7 and it would be more if I could. Straight to favorites as well.
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