31 Days of Poetry - Day 25 - INSTAGRAM GENERATION - by Vic'Adex

(... HIS POEM ...)

Dear Instagram generation 
Facebook neighbors from countless nations
Whose who speak in the voice of a twitting bird, 
Come and riddle me this

Sing me a freedom song
Composed without the bass lines
Of sacrificed blood

Find me a free lunch
Without the secret seasonings
Of hidden agendas

Bring me a first fruit harvest 
Without the fertilization 
Of diligent bloody sweats 

Show me showers of joy
Culminated without the dark stormy clouds 
Of agonizing defiance 

Show me an ancient mountain with shallow roots 
If you can
Or an Everlasting iceberg floating carelessly
Along glacier fault lines. 

Let us not be outdone by
Those who occupied Washington 
Without the luxury of a hashtag 

Let us not be outlived by
Memories of faceless feats
Who didn't discover the selfie

Let not our stories 
Be buried in clouds of bloggers' mess
Outdone by tales which do not don newspaper clips

For there were who had less
But did more
Those with no eyes
But saw more 

Let not our greatest references 
Remain the plumb lines and ancient ruins
Of prehistoric accomplishments 



EGC:  Your Real Name & Stage Name 
VicAdex: Adetimilehin "Vic'Adex"  Inioluwa 

EGC:  Discipline/What You Do
VicAdex: The Gospel 

EGC:  Other Creative Art Forms You Practice 
VicAdex: Painting, Speaking, Design, Concept Development

EGC:   What Made You Go Into Poetry 
VicAdex: The need for an outlet to my creative Spirit 

EGC:  Kind Of Poems You Write/Perform
VicAdex: Eclectic 

EGC:  People Who Inspire You In Poetry 
VicAdex: Numerous 

EGC:  What You Hope To Achieve With Poetry 
VicAdex: Invoke crystal consciousness 

EGC:  Your First Time At Be Blessed 
VicAdex: BB4

EGC:  How Many Times You Came To Be Blessed 
VicAdex: I'm sure of 8times

EGC:  Poets You'd Like To See At Next Be Blessed 
VicAdex: Energetic and thoroughly convinced poets of the message they carry. 

EGC:  Most Memorable Edition Of Be Blessed And Why
VicAdex: BB4, it was my first 

EGC:  What You Missed About Be Blessed 
VicAdex: It being a melting point for both performance and written poetry outside the colony of the Lagos, and Abuja civilization 

EGC:  What You Like About EGC
VicAdex: Its drive and persistence to fulfill its aim and visions