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THE TYPEWRITER

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THE TYPEWRITER



Taking a course of being a secretary
Typewriter on the table is ready

My hands are aching to hit the letters
Speed depends on the movements of my fingers

A basic instrument of communication
You have to familiarize with the hands-on 

Busy hands needs to type as many words
It’s like having a competition with swords

Manual way of making documents for you and for me
You have to be sure to type the words and letters correctly 

Bond papers, liquid erasers, and a heavy type writer
The complete set to accomplish the mission as typist

Typewriters will be remembered as the years go by
Modern computers will not beat its quality even if I buy



April 25, 2013
For Craig's Contest "The Typewriter"



Note:
I worked as a secretary in an insurance company before and I used typewriter for making documents, letters, etc. and missed using it for a long time... (^_^)

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  1. Date: 7/1/2013 9:24:00 AM
    liquid eraser - how well I know that. i'm a "hunt & pecker" but I persevere. cute write. ran

  1. Date: 5/14/2013 3:41:00 PM
    there's so much dedication to that, enjoyed this one.. p.d.

  1. Date: 5/14/2013 1:47:00 PM
    really like this, good luck in contest

  1. Date: 5/14/2013 9:19:00 AM
    You will do good in the contest, Maria. I read about your vacation. hope you enjoyed it. - ;-) Luv ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 5/14/2013 3:50:00 AM
    I took typing in high school and was pretty lousy at it...it did help when I got a computer tho, and you are right...nothing like the feel and smell of a typewriter...Good luck in the contest - Tim

  1. Date: 5/8/2013 12:31:00 PM
    Impressive write... Good luck

  1. Date: 5/5/2013 3:24:00 PM
    lovely write, my friend - congrats on your wins

  1. Date: 5/4/2013 10:42:00 PM
    Excellent. Enjoyed reading it. All the best for contest. Tfs

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 7:07:00 PM
    Reads like a winner to me..Enjoyed reading this eve..Good luck in the contest..Thanks for stopping by with congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 5:57:00 PM
    btw, that is so cool you watched the video of machu picchu!!

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 5:56:00 PM
    oh how cool. I worked for a year as a secretary too but was more of a receptionist for him. For a Farmer's Insurance guy. He never had me type much. One time I asked him what my real job was since I did so little for him and he said, "I like having charming and attractive people as my receptionists. I wonder if I would still qualify for his job today. haha. Those were the days!!!

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 9:00:00 AM
    Good morning Maria, I had 2 typewriters 2 years ago. now they sit in a storage. I like the fact that you will always value the typewriter. Good luck in Craig's contest.xox...PD

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 8:20:00 PM
    Well done and looks great for the contest. I loved typing class back in high school...typing was like running the hurdles in a track meet.

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 5:24:00 PM
    Hello! My name is Mai Vang. I used to live in Wat Tham Karbok ,Thailand. I am very interesting on your poems. May you please write a poem that is about Thailand's poor people and must be 3 or more standards. May you? Thank You, Mai Vang