Smartphone Pledgers

They pledge allegiance to the streams
of programs, tunes, inboxes, memes,
the smiley, selfie, SMS,
and any touchscreen one may press
to stay distracted, till some fall,
with ignorance that threatens all.

Smartphone Pledgers © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: November 24, 2021