I remember when MTV was in its prime, A new voice to represent the new boom Babies growing up since the 80s Louder still through the troubling decades (Maxed out credit no head room) After —the punks in nirvana and rapping clergy It was the only channel on Youthful rebel yell —honest news I remember it pretty well Shaping us generation x y and Personal Jesus New wave good bye to when Childhood then without pain of malnourished Africa or nukes threatening our Cruel summers Were we happier then? So what happens to the music Rockstars rip van wrinkle Geriatric hall of fame
(No one lives forever Reruns with the ****** & mr. Ed Now that old neighbor’s dead)
Television Nowadays Seem more gangster School shootings terrorists On the train, kamikaze planes, It’s all the same ole Bling kablam oh bits ******* please Redirecting our attention To WMD *** Where the hells are we?
I remember back then On MTV —Nicki Minaj says Between the hysterics of police brutality She said Happiness is living your life Without struggle, That stuck with me Because we all watch the tube We all search for meaning Sadly defining what happiness May look like Real World and paradoxical reality TV Para socially defunct Clarity Conditioned to continuously Stay tuned Brief message of empty Hypnosis a pure form of business Wall Street Boulevard of broken dreams I want my
Happy. What do I mean To be? Life ***** lately The human condition Talking too much Refusing to see No more talking heads too much Bla bla ******* I want my MTV . Happy . My generation We are the world freedom And yes, Peace.
Man kindly as one Symphony And street, a melting *** Of diversity
I remember the music The future I had hope to see Behind the shades Circa 80s 90s (Fossils) What time is it then? When will we Begin Again