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First World Crisis

The internet is slow
and people keep
disconnecting
Bubbles of self importance
Removed from humanity
The world crumbles
and there’s concern
over a mistakenly made… 10 more words

Poetry

Eloquent fantasies of frustration.

Do you ever feel frustrated at yourself? Not at something you have done but for the things you haven’t done? I don’t know who you are, nor do you know who I am, but the question still tickles my fancy. 436 more words

Photos: Can Pokémon Go get the world to care about the plight of Syrian children?

It’s been about a week since the world lost its mind—for Pokémon Go, that is.

So how’s this for a First World reality check? Images of children in Syria holding drawings of Pokémon, hoping to catch the world’s attention, asking “I am from Syria… save me!” 538 more words

Unknown or Hiding?

I’m not entirely sure how to start this; whatever this is. It’s not that same confusion that comes when an essay is due and you haven’t paid attention during class time – although one of those is due within the next 4 hours. 447 more words

First-World Probs

Arrggghhh!  Talk about writer’s block this morning.  I think I’ve probably been typing for about an hour and a half, backspacing, typing, backspacing.  You get the picture.   327 more words

Babysitting

First World Problems

First World Problems

First World charity to Third World countries is in general terrific, but at times our fabulous beneficence goes a little too far. For example, has anyone else noticed the poor of the Third World increasingly wearing secondhand clothes donated by us in the First World? 150 more words

Satire

First World Madness

So there is a big turning circle near my house. If you were going slowly enough you could probably get five cars into it. The water suppliers in their intelligence are digging up the road nearby. 312 more words

Modern Living