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Sandra Feldman


21st Century


We speak to Robots on the phone,
And our Computers are our home,
We really think we're not alone,
But all of this lacks Human tone,
As our poor lives turn into stone.

Submitted: Monday, November 18, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, November 19, 2013

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  • Freshman - 1,234 Points Kevin Patrick (11/4/2014 4:21:00 PM)

    You have beautifully and succinctly captured what its like to be living in the 21 century, It amazes me when I see people, and they just play on their smart phones talking to people at a distance while human beings stand right in front of them, I do it to, but not to the extreme of every minute living within the virtual world. Great work Sandra, its definitely a poem that makes you think. I like those (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 368 Points Tyrone Gayle (9/18/2014 7:08:00 PM)

    Bravo! I extremely enjoy this piece. Personally, the poem is a reflection of my daily love and hate relationship with technology. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 8 Points Elias Uddin (7/2/2014 5:18:00 AM)

    We speak to Robots on the phone,
    And our Computers are our home,
    We really think we're not alone,
    But all of this lacks Human tone,
    As our poor lives turn into stone.

    Muy bien! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 7 Points Fiona Schwartzinoff (1/29/2014 9:05:00 PM)

    So I'm not alone! Thank you for this! I will share with my cousin Aradhika... :) She will definitely enjoy it as she is totally anti-technology! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,384 Points Khairul Ahsan (11/24/2013 2:42:00 AM)

    Just five lines, so perfectly describe our present state of technology dependent life! 10/10. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,525 Points Valerie Dohren (11/20/2013 12:55:00 PM)

    Too right Sandra, computers seem to have replaced humans in many instances, and those awful recorded telephone answering systems really annoy me. Well expressed. (Report) Reply

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