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Smarter than a Smart Phone

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Smarter than a Smart Phone

I feel left behind in the race By not keeping up with the pace I don't text at all It makes me feel small I hang down my head in disgrace Even monkeys can text on their cell phones! What the world thinks of next? Must we be clones?! Every eye looking down With a smile or a frown While I stare off in space, all alone! I resolve now to stretch my horizons I resolve how to text, I will try one!! I will not be annoyed so will purchase a Droid! Am I wise enough to use Verizon??
_____________________________________________________________ For Gwen's Resolution Contest: "Limerick In My Pocket"

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  1. Date: 3/27/2013 6:07:00 PM
    Wonderful. Very clever and delightful reading. Keep the great poems coming! As for cell phones and texting, I am a confirmed Luddite so I can relate. A plus!

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 9:03:00 PM
    Yes, I think I see Verizon on your horizon...gonna try one?...Thanks for the comment on my Gerber poem...I replied to it (just to prepare you!) - Tim

  1. Date: 1/18/2013 5:03:00 AM
    Congrats on your winning work..I have never sent a text so don't feel bad..My hands are so arthritic now I would probably have to use a stylus to press the keys on the phone..Sara

  1. Date: 1/17/2013 11:19:00 PM
    loved this the first time, Carrie. So glad to see it on the list. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 1/16/2013 3:58:00 PM
    I really went goo goo over this one, original is this!!! I loved the meter and the originality...A plus! Thinkin of u! Congrats...I would recommend a DROID...gotta love my galaxy 3. It is superb!

  1. Date: 1/15/2013 10:19:00 AM
    Loved it on my first read.Congrats on your win Carrie.

  1. Date: 1/15/2013 8:34:00 AM
    Hi Carrie, another nice and fun win...pd

  1. Date: 1/15/2013 7:26:00 AM
    Congratulations Carrie love this, hate mobiles lol xx

  1. Date: 1/15/2013 5:43:00 AM
    congratulations on your win! i absolutely love the final verse and the rhyme with verizon - very funny and clever! (by the way, i'm just starting to text myself...)

  1. Date: 1/7/2013 8:01:00 AM
    Oh Carrie - I purchased a droid month ago and am bringing it back to Verizon. I curse it each time I forget how to answer a call or call someone back or text or anything. I'm going back to an ancient flip phone (can't believe I'm calling it ancient). Don't give in! love, Kathy

  1. Date: 1/6/2013 11:56:00 AM
    Noooooooooooooooooooooo! LOL. Don't give in! I don't text either. Heck, I rarely use my cell phone. I still send snail mail. I still use a camera instead of a phone for a camera. I almost picked up a rotary phone at an antique shop the other day, love that sound! I even enjoy black and white movies! ;) Stay true to you. PS--- ya made me laugh! Nice one.

    Rix Avatar Gwendolen Rix
    Date: 1/16/2013 3:59:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    oh, I absolutely love this comment...there are dinosaurs out there and u are close to my heart! hahah
  1. Date: 1/6/2013 6:23:00 AM
    Very funny & clever... Terry

  1. Date: 1/5/2013 5:07:00 PM
    This is a very cleverly written write my friend! I really enjoyed reading this incredible and wondrous poem this evening! What a delightful piece, very humorous! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 1/5/2013 5:00:00 PM
    carrie, you are NOT alone. It's even worse for me, because I have to face this crap in my classroom every day and have to get on their backs not to text during class. It's making my life so stressful and then I hear of people dying in cars because of it. We are not missing out, Carrie. They are!! (good limerick)

  1. Date: 1/5/2013 4:46:00 PM
    Lol. You are not behind at all. You'll catch up in no time. You'll be saying "Droid or Apple" :)

  1. Date: 1/5/2013 3:21:00 PM
    yeah texting...I remember 1 4 3...:)