Nerd At Work…
Isn't it amazing how much easier it is to lapse into the comfort & security of the virtual world rather than getting out there and living a real life???
Here's the irony of ironies… poetry is, ostensibly, connected to mental structures developed via lived experience. These can include joy, love, loss, transcendence, and various dark nights of the soul.
It is so much easier to construct a fantasy of a lived experience rather than take a chance. Who wants to run the risk of emotional agony? Of course, why not be optimistic??
Questions & more questions… time to contemplate your thoughts.