One Thousand Cries For Help

A micropoem

Louis Dennis
Mar 2 · 1 min read
Photo by Kyle Johnson on Unsplash

A thousand screens,
Absorbing the minds of a thousand teens.

A thousand dreams,
Squandered by the rigidity of what normal means.

A thousand screams,
Suppressed inside like a can of sardines.

A thousand machines,
Rewriting the intricacy of our delicate genes.

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