James Hart

(21.06.53 / Grappenhall, Cheshire)

Ode to the Tom Tom


Tom Tom
Tom Tom

Ben Ben
Ben Ben

Sue Sue
Sue Sue

Pat Pat
Pat Pat

Turn right
Turn right

Straight on
Straight on

Third exit
Third exit

Return to highway
Return to highway

At roundabout third exit
At roundabout third exit

Battery low
Battery low

Destination reached
Destination reached

Tom Tom
Oh Tom Tom
Indispensable wizard thou art
Of satellite navigation,
Getting rid of maps
Getting rid of rows
Getting rid of back seat drivers
With thy stentorious voice,
A forceful reminder
That we are not omniscient
That technology has total control
That we are but the drivers.

Submitted: Tuesday, May 05, 2009
Edited: Saturday, July 25, 2009

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  • Fiona Davidson (5/5/2009 3:59:00 AM)

    lol I do like this one...great stuff for the morning..irritating things aren't they...especially when they take you up a dead end street: 0)) ....10+++ (Report) Reply

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