Swiping left and right
One profile picture after another
Mindlessly deciding whether you
Are screwable or not.
That’s what it has come down to
In the 21st century.
A quick snap judgement,
One that could mean you missed a genuine connection
(not likely however)
Or hooked a clingy, narcissistic, imbalanced
Whether in one-night stands
Or Friends with Benefits
We all want it.
A sore mistake is believing that
Your chances of finding a true
Connection is truly near,
When in fact, the statistics say
They are less than
Why do we redownload?
Why do we keep hoping in vain?
What do we gain from new pictures,
And pictures of kittens and puppies?
More lonely nights
Staring into the abyss of blue light and pink hues.
More nights coming home asking,
How did I fall for that line yet again?
A hold of the screen,
Hovering above the app
You click delete.
Three days later…
You’re back searching through the
Written by: Alexandra Beitia