Choose chivalry in the new millennium
Hounded by instant institutions
Vying in the main to inhabit any cranium
Prone to proclivities prohibiting and inhibiting affections.
Inject zeal and steel
Into backs bent on the Facebook platform
Where puny posts reel
In discomfort at the loss of their honesty home.
Spin wheels. Don’t reinvent wheels
Although pesky posts you tweet
Every morning imply insanity spills
Into worthy worlds you no longer greet.
Cure yourself from the moon
That casts a long shadow
Into your thoughts and boats at noon
When monsoons and typhoons doodle noodles in your mind’s meadow.
Instant answers mediated in social media
Twist wisps of vanity out of shape
As you glean trivia from Wikipedia
Expecting to grow wiser up your nape.
Take a deep breath
As you assess the travesty
Artificial intelligence inflicts on the faith
You once held in awe and majesty.
Worry not if pretence on Whatsapp
Stimulates seeds of somnolence
Sown in an Internet app
That kills slowly your conscience in silence.
Infect websites you abhor
Blogs you disgust
As you adopt a gung-ho
Attitude in the dust of August.
Copyright © john sensele | Year Posted 2018
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