Let me riddle you a conundrum
hum a rhyme down your eardrum
and wait while your cochlea confides
my puzzle to your mental insides.
Ready? Harken close my dear,
and answer me what you now hear:
Why are you so terribly alone
with half a thousand friends on your phone?
What loud void do you hear in the silence
when batteries die and thoughts will not rest?
How is it that we are so intertwined
yet our souls ever feel confined?
Please, if an answer you have
let me know.
For I have walked this digital realm
too long to let go.