Turn Off My Phone (And Be With You)

Turn Off My Phone (And Be With You)

A Poem by Sean William Russell Smith

my head is full of noise 
I need to find that silence 
the stillness of your joy 
to be here with you 
there is little that i need 
remove all distractions 
delight in what you bring 

so i turn off my phone and be with you 

i cut the chord and pull the plug 
the real connection is in your love 
i miss your signal when the power is on 
but in your lovin' is where i belong 

i'm always indoors 
i want my toes to feel 
some natural floors 
with beautiful landscapes 
that only you can paint 
it's something a screen just 
can't imitate 

so i turn off my phone and be with you 

i need some time uninterrupted 

because power lines 
are tangling the life that i wish i lead 
but i'm too scared to pull the plug 
and satellites 
hover all around and i wish i would 
lose service but i don't enough 
i give these apps permission to track 
every single move i make 
i know - it's kind of weird 
living in this world where everything is monitored 
it's everything that george orwell feared 

but i have no fear with you 

so i turn off my phone and be with you

© 2015 Sean William Russell Smith

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Added on July 24, 2015
Last Updated on July 24, 2015
Tags: distraction, distracted, digital world


Sean William Russell Smith
Sean William Russell Smith

Atlanta, GA

Musician, songwriter, member of And The Sky Stood Still, disciple of Jesus, Atlantan, Procurement Consulting Analyst by day more..