Well... i am really bad at writing metered poetry, and i seriously have not made an attempt.
Request you to get into my boots, imagine me doing a sing song recital of this write up, and read it in that same way :) Hope you achieve it! :D
Mr. Ape woke up one day and found himself in a fix,
He didn't know what to do, coz it was time to make a pick.
"Which one of these do I want to be?" he asked himself that question,
An ape or man? what might be more fun, its time of crazy evolution.
He swung upwards from branch to branch, to get a better picture,
And as he saw the masses down there, he said "I'd rather be a ditcher!"
Off he went to his "hang out" where there were a couple more goofs,
One with a stone, one with an axe and one with muddy hoofs.
He still had no clue of what he needs to do, to make himself feel good,
It was not easy to leave all behind and especially this abundance of food.
But then he saw the wonders of the axe and began to take the walk,
A walk that made him loose his swing and the comfort of "I know it all!"
Today we stand just at that point where the ape was once before,
Do we want to leave the "hang out" now and check out what's in store.
With the pace at which the axe turned to snipes and the mind moves on today,
Man will live with chips rigged up, and hope they won't betray!
There is so much progress in the field of medical sciences (technology in general) that we find all kinds of gizmos, that we are evolving from natural herbs and roots to becoming semi cyborgs. Is it good for us to evolve this much where we loose are present structure?. It might not be natural evolution, but it can be so that every person one day will walk with a portable life sustainer. It is something that might be scary, or might be a boon to mankind, but what ever it is, it's got me to think that it is now our time to chose our degree evolution.
One more thing that brought me to write this post, and actually the more influential point is this...
There was a time when kids spent a lifetime of innocence before they were introduced to the realities of the world. A lifetime of self will and laziness. A lifetime of a walk in wonderland. But things have changed, changed so much that kids don't even know what it is to spend a day of laziness. All they are driven through are competitions, complicated academics, heads up trainings, extra curricular interests and what not. Some of them don't even know what they are going through, and by the time they do, its too late.
There was a time, when youngsters planned things for the next week or month, when they dreamt of the next holiday and the time they get to spend with friends, when they thought of things in their time, in their phase of life. But now they have to plan for the next phase of life without realizing that this current phase is not being lived. Plan for something a better future, while the past is going unnoticed. Planning for the time to come, when the time in hand is just slipping away.
We have gotten so monotonous with the things we do, that we are not too different from programmed robots. We wake up at a definite time, we do the same kind of things every day. We have a definite routine which we easily get disinterested in. We are trying to run faster than what is possible, stretch further than our reach, climb higher than our limit, dive deeper than the ocean. If we want to so much in the present, with the intension of having a better future... then when will we ever enjoy the present?