Times change so fast now,
you need not touch to love.
A text, a cell phone, social media,
seems to be the emotion of choice.
Love lasts as long as the batteries,
without them we would smother.
No embrace just a chill to the bone,
no tenderness just push a button.
Humanity is that of a charger,
plugged into convenient wall.
As long as the chord is long enough,
we can communicate emotion.
The world has gotten larger,
because of a cell phone call.
Was love actually that tough,
finding a drop of water in the ocean.
Be that as it may,
we need the passion of a kiss.
A good old fashioned handshake,
to show we are still humankind.
Has technology lead mankind astray?
or is it bringing us closer?
Six of one half a dozen of the other.
let's hope we never lose our humanity. . .
Timothy Michael DiVito c2020
I have been writing poetry for 44 years. I began writing poetry when I was 15 years old and to this date I have written over 16,000 poems. I have had poems published in The San Fernando Journal, The Rag Mag, WYRD, The Cultural Reverence(e-magazine) and in Kiiroo(e-magazine), Mobius and the World Peace Anthology. I have over 1000 poems published in all. I also have a poetry page on Wix.com entitled anemotionaljourney.com. I also have written a Science Fiction/Fantasy novel entitled "The Blue Sphere" and I am currently working on three other books at the present time. The first is entitled "The Angel and the Witches, the second is "Once Upon A Halloween" and the third is "The Devil's Playground".
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