Off Course

Technocracy has overtaken our lives—
Mankind’s experience has forever been altered.
Human evolution has been thrown off course
by a ceaseless tantrum of distraction.

We must teach ourselves to concentrate.
It’s the only way to destroy these silicon vampires.

Heath Brougher is the Editor-in-Chief of Concrete Mist Press and Poetry Editor of Into the Void Magazine, winner of the 2017 and 2018 Saboteur Awards for Best Magazine. He is a multiple Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net Nominee as well as the recipient of Taj Mahal Review’s 2018 Poet of the Year Award. His most recent collection of poetry and art is titled “Bleeding Backwards” (Diaphanous Press, 2019). Read other articles by Heath.