#Selfies

Posted by | May 3, 2014 | Film/Video, Life, Poetry | No Comments

It’s a modern day affliction
When you’re obsessed with your self
You ain’t got time for no one else
We gotta stop feeding this selfish culture
Selfies, the carcass of humanity
Cameras, the vulture its insanity
when society is off feeding their own ego
you won’t gain the nourishment to truly grow
why’s, it all gotta be attention grabbing
trapped, in all these instagram distractions
Breeding apathy and little satisfaction
all attempts, at forcing a reaction
contempt, at those trying to gain traction
all seeding, the same piece of action
I see it, from presidents to actors
conceit, with the ‘look at me factor’
I’ve discerned, I’m concerned at this trend
that you’re more important than your own friends
when, your fellow man deserves thoughts first
when you think of yourself, then humanity hurts
you get burnt, when paying it backwards
see if the camera is always facing back at ya
you’ll never capture the truth
and all we’ll get is the regression of a parasitic youth

damn

the worlds obsessed with itself
It’s all selfies, never selfless

A true reflection is never found in the mirror
living in a shallow world digging a little deeper

your life broadcast for self validation
damn its causing aggravation
from Facebook to Instagram its endless
a digital world of friends for the friendless
its got me restless for the rest of us
it seems now life is rife with bigging up yourself
now surely that can’t be, good for your health
no encouraging signs your blind to life
why would you capture life instead of living it
because then you end up never being in it
your phone has you living for someone else
just to tell you that you’re gorgeous
now that is just plain torturous
I see the greatest art in history not appreciated
people rather take photos of themselves with it
great art and architecture stands the test of time
but a photo of yourself leaves nothing behind
try creating something that benefits society
because just relaying your life story bores me highly

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