John Carter Brown


Facebookland Poem by John Carter Brown


Is there anything at all that's new on Facebook?
I've not been on for, Oh at least ten sec's;
Please let me know the latest if you will, 'cos
I think I've gone and lost my flamin' spec's.

I know that I could magnify the picture,
That is if I could see which key to press;
What's happening, I must know, I'm getting desperate?
The time is flying by and I'm a mess.

(My heart goes out to all who haven't signed up,
What do they do all day, I'd like to know?
There's nothing in the world that's more important
Than news from Fred and Tom and Bill and Joe.)

I used to have a lot of little hobbies,
I painted, and was learning how to play
The old Joanna, and the set of drums that
My wife kept threatening to throw away.

But Facebook now is all the world I need, and
Regardless of the cost, I'll clear the decks
Of all I used to do, my many pastimes,
At least I will if I can find my spec's.

(Written Aug 2013)

Submitted: Sunday, September 01, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 02, 2013

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  • Rookie - 0 Points Ozark Mountain Homegrown (9/19/2013 8:11:00 PM)

    and..... I love your young profile picture you posted as well! Hippie! Thumbs up.......like... : D (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Ozark Mountain Homegrown (9/19/2013 8:08:00 PM)

    :) Good humorous poem on the addicting qualities of FB..hehe..If I happen to have it on my laptop while I am doing other things, every time it makes a noise letting me know that some one is commenting, my hubbie says..You better run and see who that is! Ha! E-V-E-R-Y- T-I-M-E : P (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,623 Points Noreen Carden (9/3/2013 1:35:00 PM)

    Hi John i enjoyed reading this tongue in cheek poem nice amusing read (Report) Reply

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