Smart life

Can’t be staring at a phone
if you want to see what’s up ahead

Can’t be staring at a phone
if you want to lead and not be lead
 
 
Can’t be staring at a phone
if you want to be a present friend

Can’t be staring at a phone
if you want to love like you intend
 
 
Can’t be staring at a phone
if you want to get a decent sleep

Can’t be staring at a phone
if you want a life that’s long and deep
 
 
Can’t be staring at a phone
if you want to lose yourself in art

Can’t be staring at a phone
if you want to renovate your heart
 
 
Can’t be staring at a phone
if you want a mind that’s free and clear

Can’t be staring at a phone
if you want your soul in good repair
 
 
Can’t be staring at a phone
if you want to see your kids grow up

Can’t be staring at a phone
if you want to pass them life’s best cup
 
 
Can’t be staring at a phone
when you’ve finished all the floors

Can’t be staring at a phone
when you step through life’s last doors
 
 
Can’t be staring at a….

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Notes:

I first published this in a personal newsletter on 22/10/17.

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