He is hearing; he isn’t listening.
She is distracted, she isn’t paying attention.
Confined to himself: His thoughts are
sequestered in a closed library.
Propelled by technological uptrend; he prefers
tweeting, updating his social media status with
esoteric verbiage , memes and quotes to oral
Disconnected: She thrives on texting which
creates misunderstanding instead of listening
to the rhythm of the unfiltered truth on his
Feeds on ambivalent expressions- brewing
assumptions, misconceptions and speculations.
Withdrawn: He has a patent on ignoring her.
Feelings are concealed; pregnant pauses
amidst conversation become the norm in
the presence of confrontation.
He sees so much fault in her.
Obstinate; he explores ways to make excuses
to avoid acknowledging his mistakes.
Silent treatment: Hesitation rests precariously
upon her pouty lips.
She is afraid to communicate her deepest
thoughts because she doesn’t want to filtrate
the balance. He is always right!
They are caught up in a mass societal disconnect.
A robotic world where people no longer want
to relate but stay connected on the web.
Most people no longer want to explore the depth
of consciousness with deep mental connections
and stimulating conversations.
Feelings are status updates.
Thoughts are tweets.
Emotions and opinions have been translated into
memes, quotes and emoticons.
Leading to a steady demise of traditional and
enjoyable human interaction.
Communication is a reaction to the eloquent
expression in the presence of conflict.
The answer to all reflections which fly.
And I just want to make love on a bed of effective
communication in all styles.
A cozy room where I can be myself and speak
my mind freely without holding back.
Drown in the essence of intellectual chemistry-
Listening to each other-
Understanding one another.
As adults without running to the internet to
rant and whine about our thoughts and feelings.
If we can’t communicate effectively, we can’t groove.