Global citizen

Last night’s slumber was cut short by the sound of the crackers,

I was having a lengthy conversation ,

With my partner of four decades in my dreams ,

As always he talking to me with his glance

Fixed on his phone in hand-

Recollecting it verbatim I was struck by something ,

Oh my God what do I see?

Subtitles of our conversations in Tamil?

Looking at those scrolls in English I knew for sure

Now I am a global citizen! .

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About Vijinarayan

I am a freelance writer based at Coimbatore in India.An avid reader and an occasional blogger, I write for popular newspapers in India and for many online Platforms. A cancer survivor trying to live every single day of my life meaningfully.

7 thoughts on “Global citizen

  1. Brindha Vinodh

    A rather satirical take on technology. With technology, the world has indeed become a “global village “ but there are also many disadvantages. Privacy is being lost and conversations being monitored. A reality faced by almost everyone.

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    1. Brindha Vinodh

      Not a satirical take- sorry- a positive feeling on being a global citizen. Technology is the new norm- well said
      Welcome to this era.

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      1. Vijinarayan Post author

        Dear Brindha thank you so much for your wonderful perception. Both your comments are true indeed. With all its imperfections we have to accept the new technology because we humans are evolving to our next stage!

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  2. Amita Paul

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution is underway . Metaverse is the new Universe , our Digital Avatars act and speak on our behalf , Alexa is our alter ego , driverless cars will soon take us to our destinations . Welcome to a parallel universe !

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