Sunday, April 01, 2012

One Single Impression: Inbox

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I n b o x

Dad's inbox was full
nine letters to write
fifty-five to read
how did he ever?

My inbox is full
fifty thousand plus
e-mails here to cull
how will I ever?

Catching up is hard
some say can't be done
Dad lit a fire
I used the 'delete'

Two generations
apart by the years
harm done is trifling
we did what it took
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You can count the keys on this LARGE PRINT typewriter pictured below.
Please also note that it is a manual and not electric.

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Photo and Poem Copyright
© 2012 Jimmiehov
All Rights Reserved

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The prompt word this week is "Transition" suggested by Teri Casper
of Teri's Mandala Poetry
For more poems using this prompt word please go to One Single Impression

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7 Comments:

At Monday, April 02, 2012 2:40:00 AM, Blogger anthonynorth said...

Ah, the tech and culture changes, but us? Never :-)

 
At Monday, April 02, 2012 4:37:00 AM, Anonymous Mariya Koleva said...

Haha, new means to the old end ;-)
Best, M.

 
At Monday, April 02, 2012 1:16:00 PM, OpenID teric said...

LOL, love your take on this prompt Jim.

 
At Tuesday, April 03, 2012 1:29:00 AM, Blogger Mads... said...

heyy..nice one indeed..so true..good take..!

 
At Wednesday, April 04, 2012 11:41:00 PM, Blogger Harshad mehta said...

Jim, Thank God technology has provided "delete"

Brilliant take.

 
At Thursday, April 05, 2012 4:52:00 AM, Blogger Amity said...

Once you hit the delete button, everything is irreversible in your inbox!

My kids are more techie than I do...

Very nice rendition on the prompt Jim and thanks for the kind comments you made on my take...:)

Have a nice morning!

 
At Sunday, May 06, 2012 7:12:00 AM, Blogger audrey` said...

The great advancement in the technology field :)

 

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