Watering the plastic plants

Don't want to watch the birds and the bees
He knows not the sounds of rains and seas
Never knew how the flowers smell
or even how the rivers swell

Ain't got no time, because he is busy
watering the plastic plants

She heard that critters are dying
long gone are the many birds, they say
There is little hope, if at all
Don't know if kids would play in the woods again

Ain't got no time to think, because she is busy
watering the digital plants

We still hear about the kids in Africa
or the bombs in Syria
But it ain't our problem you see
those seem so far away

Ain't got no time to worry, because we are busy
watering the plastic plants