MACHINES

 

Rewire a generation

Take out its heart

 

No humans needed

Just change the part

 

No need for comfort

No need for touch

 

No need for connection

No need for much

 

No animal kingdom

No sea fields or hills

 

Bring on the machine

Save on the bills

 

Just look at the screen

Just follow the crowd

 

Just give up your soul

Put your head in the cloud

 

Business will prosper

Business will gain

Business will flourish

Not much will remain

 

Seas will be plastic

Fields will be trashed

No one will know

Where the money is stashed

 

 

Amanda Cuthbert


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One Response to MACHINES

  1. Corinne Westacott says:

    This is so pertinent to so many things. Is there a day goes by without the theme of this poem surfacing in our lives?
    I like its simplicity. It could be a song too I think – set to music. Similar thoughts to Blake in “And did those feet…” but these days it’s hard to end with his hopeful call to build a new Jerusalem.

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