“Come into my parlour said the spider to the fly”, a poem written by Howitt in 1829
Could she predict a century later, we’d all be connected and online?
Today’s web is just as deadly with its bait and distraction,
too many people see it as their life’s main attraction.
People have forgotten to live, and to see the world in all it’s glory
They’re all too busy online, entranced in someone else’s story
It is great there are few strangers now, only mostly friends
But we fail to see the time fly by and life quickly ends
Sites like Facebook, twitter and snapchat may draw a tempting bait
But it becomes a great distraction leading many to their fate
So don’t become entrapped in this sticky web, don’t be that fly in Howitt’s time
Avoid the social media trap and make sure your life will shine
Warning signs may come and go, don’t over look them all
When opportunity knocks, a chance to live your life, make sure you answer the call.