The Screen

June 9, 2013
By timz3818 BRONZE, Carlsbad, California
timz3818 BRONZE, Carlsbad, California
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All the world bustles about
staring at a screen
the people talk to each other without a sound
society keeps on going, consequences unforeseen

The people stare at their device
perplexed, the people are entrapped by the machine
they cannot look away, for they are enticed.
It has become part of their routine.

The elders shake their heads
for they cannot possibly understand
how the young can be wed
to a cell phone in their hand

How can we solve a problem this widespread?
Put the phone down, look straight ahead

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on Jun. 28 2013 at 3:15 pm
jennee21_ann GOLD, Helper, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't gain the world and lose your soul....wisdom is better than silver or gold."

"You can always close a book, but you can never close the mind of a writer."

i seriously think EVERY generation needs to read this! amazing! everything you said was so true, and the flow of the poem was impecable! what a great wake up call. the title gives it such an extra "dooms day effect" which i love! 5 stars! (: also, would you mind commenting on my new piece 'screaming, hitting, moving on"?? i'd love the feedback! thanks! and again...amazing piece! (:


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