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Both Pods Now - Mag 287














© Shers Gallagher 2015

Thrills and spills of café cappuccino 
Drugs of acceptance everywhere
Sunday goers craving blends 
They give themselves away

But now old friends are acting vain
They fixate on selfies and global change
Communication's lost and communication's gained
In using every day

And all those kids they block my view
with dancing cats and dogs that moo 
So many snaps I would have done
But Skype got in the way

I've looked at Messenger from both pods now
From remote speaker, and still somehow
It’s Cloud illusions I recall
I really can’t do conversion apps at all 

Aisling Books / Magpie Tales

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  1. lost and gained... yes it is a mixed bag. My kids like the insta chat or ... I can't even remember the name of it ... Sigh. I still like old fashioned, written letters.

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  2. I haven't thought of that song in awhile! Both Sides Now? Nice take!

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  3. I think I adopt too easily.. the selfies and narcissistic I can do without.. but the electronic interaction greatly helps.

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  4. You have some great turns of phrase in this ... really like it!

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  5. That's the way it goes. I feel quite well versed until the Cloud comes up.

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  6. So true "But now old friends are acting vain
    They fixate on selfies and global change"

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  7. Nice work, Shers. Very thought provoking. I used to be anti-social media and then I became a Facebook whore like everybody else. Lost and gained is spot on.

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  8. All this tech speaks to us but tells us nothing

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