In this modern world
Where everything seems fake
There are few genuine relationships left

Most relationships are market driven
How can this person help me
In my career or in life
What can I get from them
How can I use them for my advantage

And what do they want in return
And we are all nothing but personal brands
Competing all the time for the next gig job

And  romance
Has been reduced  to sexual lust
And nothing more

And few people want babies
Any more
Babies are expensive
And limit your ability
To compete for your next bed partner

And being real, telling people what we really think
Is usually a CLM – career limiting move so to speak
So, everyone hides their true feelings

And are resigned to living this fake life
In a world filled with fake people
I wonder if there are any real people left