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Is It Time

Is it time to buy an iPhone?
I've been doing fine without it.
Yet most people seem to have one;
There are no two ways about it.

I don't want to get addicted
Like most smartphone users are,
Always looking down and scrolling,
Which I really find bizarre.

Yet it's nice to access email
Or find info when you need  it.
There's an appetite for gadgets
And in modern life, we feed it.

Though my husband has an iPhone,
Which I often seem to borrow,
I know I can have my own,
Perhaps as early as tomorrow.

So I'm on the diving platform,
Staring down into the deep
Of technology's advances
And I'm ready for the leap.

Will I do it? Time's a'wasting
And my motive's more than whim;
But such challenges await and I
Don't really like to swim.

Copyright © ilene bauer

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  1. Date: 10/21/2012 3:20:00 PM
    Always enjoy your ryhme ilene. Too bad tech company's always have to have such loud obnoxious comercials on tv. Don't drown.

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 6:50:00 PM
    I don't have a I phone. But I do have a cell phone - now I have one that takes pictures. Do you remember what life was like before all these computers came on the scene? I wonder what you call the type of soicety we live in now? Intresting write! Peace & Love Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 11:24:00 AM
    Modern technology Ilene ..... well done. Have a nice weekend. - oxox love from Anne-Lise :)