the only friend we need

nikisStars sun and moon

Blackberry galaxy and iPhone

Dad is playing video games

Mother is listening to her new tunes

Grandma is in the nursing home

So kids are watching a cartoon

Gps tracking and drones

Instagram Facebook and iTunes

Technology took our relations away

Only friend we need is a cellphone

© 2016 thefallingthoughts All Rights Reserved

art by Nicholle KOBI



  1. Tareau Barron · December 11

    We LET technology take over our lives. No one is forcing us to buy this stuff.

    Liked by 4 people

  2. The Cookie Cutter Slayer · December 11

    Its crazy, you posted this. I was just talking to my sister about this yesterday. When were younger, something so simple as sitting around the dinner table and conversing and or playing games with family was a thing to do.


    I look around the dinner table and see everyone on their phones. It is silent, sometimes the sound of a video that went viral is blaring through the speakers. BUT that’s it. It’s terrible.

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    • kelley · December 11

      It really is the terrible reality for many!

      My family has a rule when we go out to eat: whoever picks up their phone to text or “check in” has to foot the bill. It’s proven pretty effective to deter that behavior 🙂 If nowhere else, we should be conversing at the dang dinner table!

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  3. Silksache't · December 12

    yessssssssssssss technology has taken over, its a bit sad. The lack of verbal communication has taken its toll on us, especially younger kids, they just cant do without it. but on another note twin, you know i approve of that photo you used. sooooooooooooo cute

    Liked by 2 people

    • kelley · December 12

      Yes! First it was texting instead of calling …and now it’s liking a photo on social media instead of texting!? What’s next?

      Liked by 1 person

  4. Darryl Walker Jr · December 12

    Very accurate and sad. Sometimes, I go out to dinner and peak at the booth next to me…countless times I have seen a couple using their cell phones at the table and not talking to each other. Sad thing is: they are probably on Facebook telling everyone else that they are together eating dinner.

    Technology is good but we do not know how to use it. Instead of becoming closer with it, it widens the rifts between people.

    Liked by 3 people

    • kelley · December 12

      I laughed because, yes! Those couples or groups ARE probably “checking in” on some app while they could be engaging with the humans sitting across from them.

      I agree that technology and social media could be used for some great, positive movement. But as you said, it’s doing more harm than good.

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    • Egypt English · December 13

      OMG! I had to laugh out loud Darryl, that date scenario is far too common ^_^ …Awesome share Kelley, and I couldn’t agree more with all of these discussions. We truly need to tune out the WiFi waves for a bit and tune into each other’s vibes!
      ♥ Biwa

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  6. tunisiajolyn84 · December 13

    Sad but true.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. nosyjosie · December 29

    I can’t count how many relationships with friends and others that have ended for me through text MIScommunication. It actually just happened to me a few minutes ago…

    Someone texted me a question. But before I could answer, he followed up with a statement in a brand new text. I ended up responding to the statement first – and the conversation progressed in that direction. A few minutes later, he accused me of changing the topic and of avoidance all because I never answered the initial question. I sat there dumbfounded because I was honestly just going with the flow (or so I thought). Next thing you know…I’m apologizing for the misunderstanding (which he eagerly accepted without apologizing for the name-calling). Now I’m feeling resentful and turned off…all because of a text lol. This NEVER would have happened over the phone!

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    • kelley · December 29

      Men are… special! I really really like phone calls. Some conversations should only be had face to face. Some conversations can be had over the phone. But certain topics are off limits via text for this reason! They are too dangerous to be misunderstood, if that makes sense.

      Liked by 2 people

      • nosyjosie · December 29

        Absolutely – makes total sense! I wish texting had a word limit. That would solve all of our problems lol

        Liked by 1 person

        • kelley · December 29

          lol yes! or key words and phrases that just shut down the whole conversation


    • kelley · December 29

      I have ended certain text convos with a “call me if you really want to talk about this.”

      Liked by 1 person

      • nosyjosie · December 29

        Unfortunately, by the time I think to suggest this, I’m always too far gone lmao.


  8. JMDLEFLORE · January 7

    pretty cool piece but I was left with the thought…I need you too! thanks for sharing

    Liked by 1 person

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