Anybody with the Facebook account can be a writer or a journalist.
Anybody with an Instagram Account can be a Media Star.
So I’m beginning to wonder,
what’s the point in it all.
If everyone is talking
is anybody listening
or are we just waiting for
someone, anyone to pause for a breath
so we can jump in and
for a moment shine?
I used to think that
writing and painting
drawing and singing, acting and photography
was a craft you worked at
dedicated yourself to
learned about and lived all of the time.
It lived in your soul.
Now all you have to do is enter your password
click and flick and there you are
securing your immortality on the internet
among photobombing cats and dogs
clueless millennials, angry Bernie Bros
I think I’d better keep writing and reading
creating and listening
walking the world,
getting lost, being found
with my dog at my side, and not my phone
a renaissance woman
Daily Post Prompt: Better