Your inception was a wave of the future,
Taking by storm the time of a nation,
But what was once a complement to memories and friendships,
Has replaced communication.
Now we “like” or “repost” or “retweet”
See the world from our little screen
It seems an entire generation has forgotten
What face-to-face really means.
Experiences now controlled by pictures
Videos, comments, and words,
Checking in on people’s one-sided lives
With Snapchats or little blue birds
As much as you may now connect us
And work as our personal press
I miss the time when life was not restricted
to 140 characters or less.