Treasure Island

John Carter Brown


Facebookland


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

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?


Related Poems


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Facebookland by John Carter Brown )

Enter the verification code :

  • 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

Read all 3 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. How Are You Hittin' It?, Joe Hughes visit joehughes.o ..
  2. The Forsaken Tradition, ALEX OGOH
  3. The different images in life, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  4. India To Vow, Asit Kumar Sanyal
  5. A Touch of Fall, Rhonda Trull
  6. YEN, Gina Borrebach
  7. Geleefd, geliefd, verzonken, Madrason writer
  8. That coming Fall, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  9. Set of Compromises, Col Muhamad Khalid Khan
  10. A Fundamental Fruit Of The Soul, Romella Kitchens

Poem of the Day

poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When the hours of Day are numbered,
And the voices of the Night
Wake the better soul, that slumbered,
To a holy, calm delight;

Ere the evening lamps are lighted,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

 

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  5. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  8. Alone, Maya Angelou
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. Dreams, Langston Hughes

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]