A Poem for Our Generation

A Poem for Our Generation

A Poem by Vanessa Pavelock

Don’t lie, you’re obsessed

with capturing moments

Into a 4x4 frame.

Instant. Gratification.  

 

You have no time.

No time for cooking.

No time for family.

No time for novels.

 

Sparknoting your own life.  

 

If I told you a poem

can say more in 10 seconds

than Victor Hugo

said in 1,400 pages,

 

Would you look up

From your iPhone X?

Would you accept a

soft kiss from a written verse,

 

And awake from your slumber?

© 2018 Vanessa Pavelock


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Added on August 8, 2018
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