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Reality TV - The Ultimate Distraction

Dancing with Distraction Challenge Entry

By Paul StewartPublished 4 months ago Updated 4 months ago 1 min read





Reality TV

Acts like a





Needlessly detached from reality society.


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Another Acrostic for the Dancing with Distraction Challenge. You can find more out about it here.

You can also take a look at the following pieces I've recently published:

and another entry to the Dancing with Distraction Challenge:

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Paul Stewart

Scottish-Italian poet/writer from Glasgow.

I put myself into every piece of writing I publish.

A heady mix of experimentation, dark, light, emotion, heart, humour & more.

"Every man has a sane spot somewhere" R.L Stevenson

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  • Dana Crandell4 months ago

    I believe you just "dropped a truth bomb, " sir! Well done!

  • L.C. Schäfer4 months ago

    I think this is my favourite entry so far

  • Kristen Balyeat4 months ago

    Perfect poem and topic for this challenge, Paul! Well done! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

  • It's a good thing that I don't like reality TV. But I loveeee your poem!

  • sleepy drafts4 months ago

    Reality TV can be such a time-hole! Great poem, Paul!

  • Lana V Lynx4 months ago

    So true. There's nothing "real" about reality TV, it's all scripted entertainment.

  • Pretty close to my feelings about much of reality tv.

  • Heather Hubler4 months ago

    I had to read that twice to acknowledge, that yep, that's what he said...hahahaha!! Hilarious and so true. Great one!!

  • RM Stockton4 months ago

    I will avoid the pitfalls of analyzing the first half of this poem LOL! I snort-laughed when I read it! What a nut! You are spot on with the second half! Nicely done, Paul!

  • Dana Crandell4 months ago

    Oh, man, I laughed! Love where you went with this one, Paul!

  • Real Poetic4 months ago

    Totally agree! Complete waste of energy and time!! Great job! 💕

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