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To A Social Media Life

It is incredible how the internet is changing people’s lives. Despite all the beneficial aspects, there is a debate on whether it has a good influence on individuals or not. As kids, we did not know the concept of “showcasing ourselves.” We were living in our dreams, creating a mess wherever we went. Those were the best moments of our life. Our life was nothing less than a roller coaster. But every ride comes to an end. And so begins our new life of lazing around with our friend, social media.

Author: Aabirbhab

To a Social Media life

I used to rush up and down 

Afraid of the dark creaking wooden stairs

Scared of the monsters maybe

Concealed in the corners of darkness

I was naive when I was young

Now I am more of a scaredy-cat than I was

Am afraid to run and fall off the stairs

I ruined the fun game of hide and seek 

Even for the monsters its not fun anymore

So they have decided to stop the chase

I turn off the lights and lie on the bed

Silently the darkness encroaches my bed

But now I don’t call out for my mom

To come and save me

But slip myself under the blanket

So that she can’t see me

And the monsters lying within me

Look after yourself,

As much as you look at Instagram.

Chat with your family and friends,

As much as you text on WhatsApp.

Look Beautiful every day; every time,

Not only on your daily Snaps.

Now and then try to listen to yourself,

More than you put on to Spotify.

For once, really fall in love,

Rather than swiping right on Tinder.

It is always fun to play games with family,

Than getting “chicken dinner” on PUBG.

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