“Could you tell me about your day, but make sure it’s not something I care about.”
“How about I expound about memes, but without me giving you the picture.”
“Ah, that might work, but can you mention random people I don’t know for context?”
“That would be peachy! Thank you for such a wonderful conversation.”
Losing his sanity drop by drop
Every little bit oozing out
As he tried to make sense of his Facebook feed
Knowing he should avoid the memes
Can it be we are a time that the number of likes is a metric of success?
Leaving empty falsehoods and catchy memes the currency of the realm
It is sad that each one of us has to become fact checkers to just exist
Creating a media weariness that affects all of us to one degree or another
Keeping us dreading, yet secretly addicted to, that next mouse ….