Lost in losing.

cry for help: unheard

you were so busy scrolling

mom. she needed you.

needed_raHaiku #14 ~ Written in response to writing challenge 201: write a poem about/against/in homage to the screens in your life using alliteration somewhere in 5-7-5 format. They used the words ‘addictive, comforting, inescapable’ for its glow. I’ll add destructive, distancing, and definitely depressing to it. Image via fotolia.com.

From last course: Bestow, please.

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20 thoughts on “Lost in losing.

  1. Sonya says:

    It’s quite heartbreaking – it certainly does not suck. I know you have “mom” on the last line because of the syllables for each line, but the fact that it’s there makes it all the more powerful. Good stuff!

    • randomlyabstract says:

      Thank you, Sonya! It was after I had written this that I realized how badly I wanted to write it.
      (The other one I had in mind was about a ‘dad’ who missed spending time with his daughter for she had gotten too busy socializing via screens.) πŸ™‚ I am so glad you stopped by and liked this! x

  2. lifeconfusions says:

    Twin! YASSSS!!
    By the way I didn’t know this course started since I didn’t get any of the emails directly in my inbox, it went to ‘promotion’ and ‘social’part and I just checked it 😦

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