My Smartphone Won’t Conquer Me

I was walking through a park the other day, on my way to catch a train. I had my phone in my hand, my thumb probing and prodding. The sky above was dark with rain, so I checked the forecast. Then I looked up my train, and checked how far I’d walked that day, and refreshed my emails, and skipped to the next track of the playlist I was listening to. Then I looked up a recipe for some food I was planning to make later. I skimmed the news…