Digital Parting


They smiled,
Hugged,
Danced,
Ate,
Cried
Shook hands
Bid good bye
All to the camera,
And for the camera!

The digital brains
Brimming with images, memories;
The real brains and hearts left to starve
Craving images, sounds, feelings, touches-
The neglected, wasted senses.

Who cares!
Weย are all busy
‘Acting out’ ourย lives.

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16 responses to “Digital Parting

  1. So true! Indeed, it does seem that most of us nowadays are just “acting out” our lives instead of actually living….

  2. Very good point, I think so many are doing that very thing. I’m glad I’m not into a whole load of selfies as so many post on their blogs or Facebook/Twitter pages. I think there is such a thing as too much fake smiling, not being real – like you said ‘all for the camera’ – ugh, not the way I like to live at all!

    Lovely to see you posting again Bindu! ๐Ÿ™‚ I hope life has been treating you well?

    • Thank you, Suzy!
      I liked your question.:)
      Life has been treating me fairly well. And if I have any reason to feel it the other way, well, the problem must be with my attitude.
      In one of the other replies I was saying these days comments from readers (like you) remind me that I do have a blog. Thanks, again.

  3. So true…..we live to please others…

  4. Hi maam, I am here..Happy to be here again :)…Nice poem and wonderful creativity ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. ‘Show-off’ culture ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

  6. Nice post! I have nominated you for the One Lovely Blog award. Please visit the following link to find out more details. Congratulations! http://prestigeandpower.com/2015/10/07/congratulations-to-me/

  7. Bindu, you have been so much on my mind lately. I have had very little time to read the blogs I love most, but I just had to visit your page this morning to see if there was anything new since the last time I visited your blog months ago. I was delighted to find that this post. This is a powerful poem; you are a gifted writer. I hope this comment finds you and your loved ones doing well!

    • Hi Julia!
      So glad to hear from you. And thanks a lot for your kind, inspiring words – it’s so nice to know that someone from the blogging world thinks of me. My life has changed a lot over the last two years. Fortunately we are all fine, in good health, and I count that as the greatest blessing. ๐Ÿ™‚
      Had to (temporarily) give up blogging after my laptop got damaged. Have a lot to write, to share. Shall soon check out your blog. Have been doing that now and then though I didn’t comment on them.

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