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What Happened?

Everywhere you look
There’s technology
It consumes society
Cell phone by cell phone
Tablet by tablet

Everywhere you look
There’s immorality
Beckoning the world
Magazine by magazine
Celebrity by celebrity

What happened?
There was never this much
In the world before
Now there is
And we’re letting it

Take us over
Person by person

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LinaAThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 9, 2013 at 11:55 am:
Really true. I'm glad someone cares that technology is taking over our lives and blinding us from the things that really matter in life. Thank you for writing this :) The rhyming is great too. 
stupendousman replied...
May 9, 2013 at 7:36 pm :
thanks! glad you like it :)
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MackenzieDavis said...
Dec. 4, 2012 at 4:51 pm:
This really got me thinking. :) Good Job!
stupendousman replied...
Dec. 4, 2012 at 8:05 pm :
thanks! :)
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Little_Firefly said...
Dec. 3, 2012 at 12:38 am:
I like how this can get people thinking about how we are living our lives in this new technological world. Great Poem 
stupendousman replied...
Dec. 3, 2012 at 8:22 pm :
thanks so much :)
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SongBird04 said...
Nov. 5, 2012 at 9:19 pm:
This is so true and well written! It's short but I like the style and message. Nice job! :)
stupendousman replied...
Nov. 6, 2012 at 8:09 am :
thank you!
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JunieSparrow said...
Oct. 6, 2012 at 7:37 am:
  I guess there's three of us :)  Everybody loves technology and the next new thing; nobody ever looks back at what we've lost.  It's sad.  As long as we have language, though, we can remember.     
stupendousman replied...
Oct. 6, 2012 at 2:41 pm :
at least some people understand :)
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Aegis said...
Oct. 2, 2012 at 1:07 am:
It's not bad at all!  I've thought about stuff like that from time to time. It's nice to know I'm not the only one.
stupendousman replied...
Oct. 2, 2012 at 6:48 pm :
thank you! yeah, sometimes i think i'm the only one who notices.
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Rocker_Girl_SilentChaos said...
Sept. 12, 2012 at 8:44 pm:
Wow. Just wow, thats an eye opener. I love it!!!
stupendousman replied...
Sept. 12, 2012 at 11:19 pm :
Thanks so much!
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