She fears that credit cardsand government servants
have replaced Santa and Jesus as all seeing,
all knowing powers to be reckoned with.
Ignore the ever-present snoops
and be labeled an out of touch fool.
Try going off the grid and
be compared to the Unabomber.
may accomplish little more than
elevating her place on some list,
that she has been assured does not exist.
Welcome to the new America,
and the global neighborhood,
the new now,
and by the way, good luck.
This poem is from the current issue of catapult magazine with the theme of Privacy. Here's the link for further reading: https://www.catapultmagazine.com/