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More Than Machines... Face to face they stand Brain to brain Two-eyed flesh machine And one-eyed plastic terminal Interacting systems Inputting, outputting, precious data. Face to face they sit A complex team Driven to perform With error-free precision In a controlled mini-world Ruled by instant communication. Face to face they lie Worlds apart Stark, cold plastic eye Flashing programmed data; Warm, sentimental flesh eyes Flashing non-programmable twinkles. Face to face they act Separate and alone- Ruled by the giant, apathetic- God of Technology. March 23, 2015 Contest: Sentimentality Sponsor: Julia Ward

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Date: 4/18/2015 6:56:00 PM
Sandra, wonderful win. PD
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Sandra Haight
Date: 4/27/2015 3:35:00 PM
Linda, I appreciate your visits and nice comments! Thank you so much. Sandra
Date: 4/18/2015 12:15:00 PM
...and the machine said "look deeply into my eyes....you are getting sleepy...just let go and we will become as one....OH THAT WAS CLOSE....found myself nodding off..... congrats on the win.
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Date: 4/18/2015 3:28:00 PM
Too funny, John. Yes, that can happen! Thank you for stopping by with your congratulations. Sandra
Date: 4/17/2015 10:15:00 AM
Well expressed! Congratulations!
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Sandra Haight
Date: 4/18/2015 3:26:00 PM
Hi Richard, your visit, encouraging comment and congrats are very much appreciated! Thanks, Sandra
Date: 4/16/2015 9:12:00 PM
Nicely penned Sandra ... congrats on your win
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Date: 4/18/2015 3:26:00 PM
Once again, thank you so much, Joseph, for your nice comment and congrats! Sandra
Date: 4/16/2015 2:50:00 PM
sadly this is oh so true - congrats on your win:-) Hugs Jan xx
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Date: 4/16/2015 4:56:00 PM
Hi Jan, thank you so much for your nice comment and congratulations! I really appreciate it. Hugs, Sandra
Date: 3/26/2015 4:47:00 PM
Sandra, a very well written poem about technology like Jerry said children are born now with the mouse in their hands. I know for one am addicted to the computer it's a shame that I get a lot of research from it. A seven blessings dear friend Eve
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Sandra Haight
Date: 3/27/2015 3:34:00 PM
Hi Eve, thank you for the nice comment on my poem. Yes, I do believe we all have a bit of this addiction, including me! Thanks again for your support. Hugs, Sandra
Date: 3/24/2015 12:10:00 PM
You summarized what is happening these days. Children are born with a mouse in their hand. I do hope that they will have a chance to find human touches and feelings and not completely depend on the computer for their outlook and their thoughts on life.
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Sandra Haight
Date: 3/24/2015 3:52:00 PM
Thank you, Jerry, for stopping by with your wise comment that supports the message of my poem. I appreciate it. Sandra
Date: 3/24/2015 8:55:00 AM
This is great Sandra and so very true! Good luck in the contest.
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Sandra Haight
Date: 3/24/2015 3:52:00 PM
Hi Tammy, thank you so much for your supportive comment, and best wishes for the contest! Sandra
Date: 3/24/2015 8:31:00 AM
Wow a lovely write Sandra! I don't hv a clue what to write till now! Gl in contest!
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Sandra Haight
Date: 3/24/2015 3:53:00 PM
Thank you, Dr. Upma, for your nice comment and best wishes for the contest. Hugs, Sandra
Date: 3/23/2015 11:56:00 PM
Lovely poem Sandra. You've captured a certain aspect of technology that can be destructive. We can get so into cyber world that we forget what's real. Thanks for sharing and good luck in the contest.
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Sandra Haight
Date: 3/24/2015 3:55:00 PM
Hi Jade, thank you for stopping by with your supportive comments and best wishes for the contest. Yes...cyber world of technology...communicating face to face with people is something we don't want to forget how to do! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 3/23/2015 6:05:00 PM
Sandra, a wonderful poem for the contest, oh how many times have I been eye to eye with the computer for hours, a well done 7 and thanks for visiting my poem, in the chilly . . .
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Sandra Haight
Date: 3/24/2015 3:57:00 PM
Thank you, Broken Wings. I appreciate your stopping by with your nice comment and support. Hugs, Sandra