"Liked"

Affirmation

Affirmation

Affirmation

       Seeking attention

        Seeking acknowelegement 

        Seeking proof of my worth

Truth

Lies

Likes

 

             Who am I?

              How many compliments will suffice

              To allow me to believe I look nice

               Will these emoticons and fleeting comments

                fill the ache I feel

               How much of this so called affection is even real?

Facebook

Instagram

Snapchat

Tinder

                This shallow and surfacy pleasure 

                chances for true relationships does hinder

What if we seek out conversations instead of likes?

Could we heal a million hearts?

Allow a million real friendships to start?

Away from the screen

More than a technology stimulated dream

                       Life

                        Love

                        Friends

                        Real

I choose this

I want to heal

 

This poem is about: 
My community

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