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My laptop is a very pretty shade of purple,
     I open her top gently and dust off her keys;
        Calmly I press the start key and wait patiently,
And I wait patiently composed in myself and full of hope.

I am humming when at last I am connected,
   The internet is before me and I am on my way;
       And then it happens, "internet connection lost,"
Oh gosh and darn it I start the whole process once again.

And again and again I try but not quite so calmly,
     Okay finally here we go I am on my way to creating;
        On my way to poetry soup and to writing a poem,
And then it happens, "poetry soup is not responding."

I am ready to throw the computer out the window,
   I scream at my laptop, "your usefulness is used up;"
      Off I go to have a tea and to smooth my feathers,
Kitty has been watching me and decides to give it a whirl.


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March 22, 2015


Light Poetry

For the contest, Computer Poem Contest, sponsor, Carol Eastman

First Place

Featured poem week of May 5, 2019.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 4/26/2015 8:59:00 PM
Hi BW.. a belated congrats on your wonderful winning write, first place no less in Carol's Computer Contest! I really hate I missed this clever one! Thank you for your "Patience"
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Date: 4/24/2015 11:19:00 AM
Hi Broken Wing! I wish I had a kitten that could type, lol. Congratulations to your well, deserved WIN!!!! ^_^
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Date: 4/18/2015 6:50:00 PM
Broken, a wonderful win. I love kitties. Sometimes when I'm having trouble with the soup. I give the phone to my granddaguhter. Linda
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Date: 4/18/2015 6:52:00 AM
Congratulations on a well deserved win. Great write. Happens all the time...
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Date: 4/17/2015 5:46:00 PM
love the humour and know the frustration too Connie congrats on win hugs 7
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Date: 4/17/2015 9:00:00 AM
Still love it, congrats!
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Date: 4/17/2015 3:00:00 AM
Did Kitty have any more luck than you? Your sense of humor shines brightly in this gem...How I identify! Congratulations my friend - Tim
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Date: 4/16/2015 11:08:00 PM
Awesome, congrats on your first place win!
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Date: 4/16/2015 10:11:00 PM
yours was adorable. Good seeing it again and on the winners list. Congrats, dear lady!
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Date: 4/16/2015 3:39:00 PM
I felt your frustration, Broken Wings! But the Kitty part calmed me down and made me smile :) Congrats on your win for this great computer poem! Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 4/16/2015 2:12:00 PM
This made me giggle Broken Wings - many congrats on your win:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 4/16/2015 2:07:00 PM
So that is your secret....go have a cup of tea and let your "ghost" writing kitty do the work. Nicely done.
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Date: 3/26/2015 4:47:00 AM
I love this from the cute pic at first sight but then I giggled on your first line and so on.. I love it.. :)! weee..//olive eloisa
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Date: 3/25/2015 11:03:00 AM
Hehehe this made giggle Constance ;) wishing you the best for the contest.. really enjoyed your take on the theme.. hugs Wilma
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Date: 3/24/2015 5:01:00 PM
Haha, this is funny although it is hard to face these kind of connection troubles. I like the cat, I like the way you expressed your anger, or your patience. Keep it up!
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Date: 3/24/2015 6:41:00 AM
Ha ha, I love it! Cute picture as well.
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Date: 3/22/2015 11:31:00 PM
this is ADORABLE!!! Love the ending the most and the pic that went with it. I HEAR you constance. this happens to me and to everybody. Love this one. Seven.
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