Simple Modern Man

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I don’t possess a GPS,
Smart-phone or MP3;
I’m just a simple modern man
with little love for technology.
Would rather sit and watch a sunset
than share a link to one on-line;
Prefer to discuss my deepest thoughts
with friends who are truly mine.

I’ve no need to be connected
except to God and you;
I’m just a simple modern man
trying to be true.
Would rather delve your diamond eyes,
upon your fair face look;
Than dig for truth beneath the lies
signed into “my” FaceBook.

I’ve never been to a nightclub
where the word of God gets heard;
I’m just a simple modern man
whose vision isn’t blurred.
Would rather write a sonnet sweet,
profess undying love to you;
Prefer to prove that I’m your man
in all the things I do.

I don’t want to live my life
In pursuit of technology;
I’m just a simple modern man
with little use for gadgetry.
Would rather build a house for you,
hold your hand in mine;
protect you and provide for you
until the end of time…

Author Notes
For Kate…

© Mat Larkin. All rights reserved

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