The Informal Mail

Weekly Writing Challenge: Mind the Gap

It’s fun, it’s fast,

It’s simple, it’s smart.

It killed snail mail,

now it’s killing etiquette!

What happened to respect,

dignity and class,

To professional

relationship’s

distant address?

Or is it a sign

of the changing times,

of breaking walls

& bridging lines,

Is it just cool,

to say hello

or hi!

even to the boss,

like he’s a friend

or ally!,

Or is it in fact

a matter of perception,

that rules of conduct

still have some signification,

& all it takes

is some effort and time,

to type in those words,

from the forgotten time?

Do words like respected

& dear & honourable

still have some place

for the new generation,

or have they been

shoved firmly aside

only to  emerge,

when their time arrives!
© 2013 Apurva

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About Apurva

Graphic Designer by profession and passionate vegan by choice. I love sketching, reading, dancing, writing and of course designing, mostly infographics.

Posted on July 16, 2013, in Mind the Gap, Uncategorized, weekly writing challenge and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Very thought provoking, I think there’s always a place for words and context. I enjoyed reading, thank you Apurva.

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