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 poetry editor for Into the Void, winner of the 2017 and 2018 Saboteur Award for Best Magazine. He is a multiple nominee for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net Award. He won Taj Mahal Review's 2018 Poet of the Year Award. His newest books are "To Burn in Torturous Algorithms" (Weasel Press, 2018) and "The Ethnosphere's Duality" (Cyberwit.Net, 2018). Read other articles by Heath.