To All My Facebook Friends (2)

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My Life As An Aspiring Software Engineer

We could unplug ourselves
From Facebook
And start writing
In journals.
We could write
Each other letters
And make frequent trips
To the post office.
It will take too much of our time,
Of course, but our correspondence
Will be longer
And the pleasure of conversing
Will be drawn out.
Anyway, a conversation
Via social media
Mediated by computer monitors
And profile photos
Isn’t really much of a
Conversation, is it?
Anyway, I want to see your
Handwriting, feel the strokes
Of your pen with my fingers,
And smell the ink and paper.
You don’t have to write and sound
Like Jane Austen, although that would
Be great, as well.
You can write like a cardiologist,
I wouldn’t mind.
There are nuances in our handwriting,
You know.
We could lie on roof tops
And gaze at the distant galaxies
And talk about our dreams.
We could…

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  1. Liked this very much. Happy I am not on Facebook. After a short while, I saw it for what it was and am happy to converse with others in better ways, like you mentioned. Good job! Sincerely, Connie Webb

    1. I’m glad you liked it! Our reason for re-blogging it was so that people could think about the ways they do communicate (and enjoy the poem too) and you’ve done just that. :D

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