may tomorrow and what lay waiting on the other side of the horizon be kind to you;

bon voyage

The back of your head is a frontal assault
and word of your varied one-nighters bring
so much indeterminate wounding although
they are a psychedelic journey of mixed emotions.

Yes, walk away and leave a trail of social media
footprints, heavy on the shutter release and all-caps.
But look back and bring to remembrance that in
fact, with each step, you are leaving the lens cap on -

You have created thus a self-guided tour for two and
in that way this parting is way more appealing than
a melodramatic sepiad separation from long ago.
Tomorrow our posts shall be buried beneath the new.

Poetry by arquious The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2017-04-29 at 14:30

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Thomas Perdue The PoetBay support member heart!
Hi there,

Interesting topic. I would never have thought of writing about social media. It does seem rather limiting in many ways, especially in regards to genuine human connection. Facebook with its news feed, a list of names both familiar and unfamiliar, quick scrolling through the endless list, occasionally stopping to engage with a post, and then on to the next. Definitely no replacement for real connections. I recently got rid of the Facebook app from my phone, I think I'm much happier now. Still check the thing from time to time on the web. It's a positive change. Excellent topic and very pertinent to today's culture!

Nice to see some new work from you. Hope you're welll,
- Thomas

one trick pony The PoetBay support member heart!
You caught the limitations of today's culture. Safe journey to you as well.