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The screen goes blank – black!

A lazy Sunday, well past noon Wearing a smile, waving your hands. You tell them you do great. Ask them how they are And as they lie back, on Skype. The machine says enough!  Gives up on you. The screen goes blank! The distance feels so real. Your shouts turn hysterical. You wail now in pain Your prayers are in vain For nothing, you could do When the screen goes blank – black! The busiest subway station At the heart of civilization People keep pouring in From pubs, parks, and parlors. A dozen trains come at once And you’ve no clue which one. A hundred screens flash lights In a bid to guide you home You follow their commands Find your order in the chaos And then boom they go The power lines are now snapped The chaos grows wild and wild As the screens now go blank – black! Exhausted! You get home The day’s dealings drained you down In the make world of gaming console You find some respite for your soul Choosing your car,