Times they change, we must adapt.
A few characters take the place of a paragraph.
Short retort bursts volley between you and me.
The joy :)
The tears :(
Sent in brief moments we seize
Shared with a colon and parenthesis.
Music plays, little lights blink from a tiny machine.
Can the true depth of my thoughts be captured on this small screen?
R u able 2 c what I mean?
What happened to the written word?
At times it all seems quite absurd.
Language and sentiment has become
Abbreviated symbols under your thumb.