Robert Ernst

Expectations of a Modern World

To keep up with the others
you must learn to adapt:
Learn a new set of rules
and a new language, too.

With the lolís
and the lulz
omgís
imoís
for them it simply flows
but why bother with it at all?

In your own little world
you have everything set up.
And it works!
Very well.
Without ever using
anything like
facebook
or twitter
or texting one word.
Itís the norm you must learn
thatís entirely absurd.

So shut up
and accept
what they all already have
it doesnít matter Ďcause
itís simply a million to one.
And why do you resist?
Itís fun.

...But not for everyone.




[TABLE OF CONTENTS, LHS CLASS OF 2013 EDITION]


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