1. 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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