A poem by ©Christine Bode 2022
This epoch’s information inundation’s now acute;
devouring knowledge like pecan brownies until I need to puke.
Overwhelmed with info in the social media age;
watch decent people hurtling into an unrelenting rage.
It’s so hard to distinguish what is real from what is fake;
so be careful what you say, or they will burn you at the stake.
It’s fatiguing to put up with another’s conflicting views;
just cannot read another doomsday headline in the news.
Work-at-home isolation turned me into a sad, anxious hermit;
she shouts tough love at me on the phone, but I don’t have the bandwidth.
If we can’t learn to live and let live with distinct viewpoints,
and we can’t grasp how to figure it out, it will be our endpoint.
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