• Vol. 04
  • Chapter 09
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For length there is metre, and litre stands for volume
For pressure there is pascal and joule denotes the energy room

As each new day sheds perspective on the age old scene
It sets me to wonder if there has any unit for life been

Life today is measured in selfie clicks and uploading the same
Where you can crop the fat and cut the inches, blurring the background shame

More “likes” lead to more clicks which form a vicious circle
Meanwhile life gets engulfed in stress and loneliness without any sparkle

I wish there would be devised an instrument for life-related quantities
By which we could avoid the trivialities and focus our priorities

Necessity is the mother of invention, as cliched as it may sound
But we might see a world with measured life, a discovery coming around