Forgotten

Soliloquies of a wanderer

Trails Unexplored

We’re trying so hard, all the time,

To be different – each one of us,

We’ve forgotten

All that we bear in common,

How beautiful we look

As one.

We’ve launched so many satellites

To find our way for us,

We have lost the art

Of getting wonderfully lost

On trails unexplored.

We’re so busy seeking

Likes, shares, comments; Mass approval

Of each rhyme, picture & experience

In a virtual world,

We’ve forgotten the grace

Of brutal honesty,

Of kindness never spoken of,

Of adventures lived, not captured.

We’ve loved and lost,

Loved and lost, loved and lost…

So many times over,

We no longer embark on a story

Believing in a forever.

We are so busy saving time,

All the time –

Faster processors, shorter routes, more MBs per sec,

We forget to live

The moments we save.

We’ve put on so many layers

To shield us from harm,

We fail…

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