The Future Is Here

January 21, 2010
By MayaElyashiv PLATINUM, Ramat Hasharon, Other
MayaElyashiv PLATINUM, Ramat Hasharon, Other
37 articles 4 photos 196 comments

I'm
here with no map
There's
no going back
To where I'm from

The
bus just left
There's
a high rate of theft
Where I am

But
I can deal with anything

(No you can't)

I can deal with most things?

(Uh-uh)

All right I'll admit it!

I'm scared out of my
mind

Might as well be
blind

The
people walk by me with no recognition

They
only remember what's in their own repetition

Was I really like them?

Is this what's happened to the
race of men

No more earthly ties
(Time on the internet flies!)
No more lengthy goodbyes
(I'll add you as a friend on Facebook!--What's your email?--Do you have Skype?--MSN?--Gmail?--MySpace?--Twitter?)

Quiet!

But really, it's all in my head
(Did you read what I said?)
Shh!

The
only sound is of typing
(Are you even listening to what I'm typing?)
Argh!

Nobody just
sits and talks
(We do!)
You talk?
(Well, no but-)
Talks!

Anymore
(What a bore)

In the real world there's no emoticons
Only faces to depend upon.

The author's comments:
This is a little confusing...It's written in a style similar to songs in musicals, with one person singing and a chorus behind. The text in parenthesis are the chorus, while the normal writing is the main singer.

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on May. 1 2010 at 1:29 pm
MayaElyashiv PLATINUM, Ramat Hasharon, Other
37 articles 4 photos 196 comments
Thanks so much!!! 

SandyC SILVER said...
on May. 1 2010 at 1:14 pm
SandyC SILVER, Concord, Other
5 articles 0 photos 78 comments

Favorite Quote:
"In the end it won't matter how many breaths you took, but how many moments took your breath away"

this is incredible, i culd totally see this in a broadway production, or a musical.... yur an amazing writer...keep writing:)

on Feb. 9 2010 at 11:35 am
MayaElyashiv PLATINUM, Ramat Hasharon, Other
37 articles 4 photos 196 comments
Typo check:

17th stanza, third line, last word: it should be writing, not typing.

I wouldn't rhyme typing with typing :P

orish said...
on Feb. 6 2010 at 7:06 am
תוסיפי למעלה אקורדים אם הלחנת..

orish said...
on Feb. 6 2010 at 7:05 am
אהבתי! =]

on Feb. 3 2010 at 9:59 pm
This is really good. I actually totally got that it was like a musical (only read your comment about that after I finished reading the song).


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