The Text Generation

By Nefarious_Misery

I fear we have created an entire generation of soft ass people

That knows little more than their IPads and their texting

They play their Xboxes and their Playstations without a care in the world

Never would have imagined that there’d be a word such as sexting?

They complain and they whine whenever work is to be done

The only work they know is done with their thumb

We stopped using our belts

Afraid to leave welts

Because the opinion of the few shall dominate the rest

So we are left with the soft, the incorrigible, and the pests

How do you think they will fare when it’s their country to run?

When none of their time is left for mindless fun

With bodies weak and soft and their minds so corrupted

They scream and throw fits if their game is interrupted

My father was a marine and excruciatingly tough

My grandfather a ranger and he was even tougher

Living through wars, tumultuous lives so much rougher

I was raised with an ethic of hard work and honor

A man’s word is his creed, his accomplishments his medal

How to explain to these children that THERE IS NO NEXT LEVEL

I implore you the world stop fretting society

Take heed this message as one of sobriety

Take up your belt, your thatch and your spoon

It’s time to take action, you can no longer Impugn

This degradation of society at such an alarming rate

They are too busy playing Special Ops to realize their fate

Start beating their asses before it’s too late

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Copyright 2013 Nefarious_Misery
Published on Tuesday, July 2, 2013.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • Nefarious_Misery On Wednesday, July 3, 2013, Nefarious_Misery (36)By person wrote:

    Discipline should always be done out of love and teaching, never out of anger or rage. At one point when punishing my children my daughter told me she was going to call the cops if I spanked her. I informed her that I was more than willing to go to jail to prove a point.

  • A former member wrote: A great comment on the next generation the poems message was clear and to the point well done Craig

  • Brassy87 On Tuesday, July 2, 2013, Brassy87 (70)By person wrote:

    I agree so much with this! I think its is the biggest thing wrong with the world! Too many kids running wild and too many parents scared to do anything about it. Sorry for ranting, was a good read

  • dwells On Tuesday, July 2, 2013, dwells (5693)By person wrote:

    Give 'em a lick for me too! Well done NM, but then the parental generation is the problem too with the babysitting aids and unreal reality TV. They only fiddle while Rome burns - cheers!

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