Lawrence S. Pertillar
As That Old Saying Goes - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar
As that old saying goes,
If one continues to pose for selfies...
A message that was texted,
To digest the importance of it...
After it was auto corrected,
A deleting of it to not comprehend...
May later cause a download,
One is upset and unprepared to accept..
The purpose or its meaning.
'I don't understand that at all.
What 'old' saying is that? '
This WILL BE an 'old' saying.
Time is moving so fast.
I forget there are still many folks,
Depending upon landlines...
And not 'androids'.
What is an 'android'? '
A few steps beyond a desktop.
And not too far away from a regular cellphone.
'I am completely lost.'
One thing is certain.
You wont have to worry about,
Losing something most young people never had.
'What is that? '
Or an independent thought.
One that is connected to a thinking process.
How do you benefit? '
By not trying to convince anyone,
That my abnormal upbringing...
Was more normal than what I was told.
I just keep it to myself to witness...
All this mess, confusion and conflict,
Is a result of those with kept normal minds.
And as that old saying goes...
Step on other people's toes,
And your feet will be felt to hurt.
That's an 'old' saying I can understand.'
That's because you're OLD.
You can relate.
You have lived to connect.
These young folks,
Will never have that opportunity.
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