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Twas the Night Before Any Christmas

'twas the night before any Christmas... And all over our any town, Lonely seniors tried so hard to forget, What life was like in a land long ago. When husbands or their wives were still living, and the kids were all still home, very giving, Today, that device called a phone, Is not used even though they are now even in cars? And families send you photos of them in bars? Or...places to impress we silly old elves! "Why don't they leave us alone and get a life for themselves." So off they go, these abled bodied-beings, Not even dreaming that perhaps one day, they will be ancient and alone, too. So, whether it's Christmas or just a plain day, pick up any phone you own! Say hello to the living,you cannot speak to the dead! What is wrong inside your head? Don't think a text or email can ever replace lovable you. And as for our"busy" excuses? I won't say what I call that. What, are you...a conceited aristocrat? Call your friend, cousin,grandmother, grandfather,Mother or Dad. Anyone that you care about. If not, it tells me it's you....it's only ..whom you value. These old folks in the twilight of their years, Must not be ignored, you never see their silent tears. Do people no longer care? They miss being loved and respected, And believe it or not, A dog or a cat will not make it for them. They need a human being,I ask...when? These seniors are terrified to call you at home or at work. In a world that over glorified technology, Where life has become one word   communication. And there is no life on earth, Except living in the Facebook Nation? Worse, emojis are not cute, Nor, what does it say about you? And more horrid to me, when the initial of your baptismal name becomes you? It's sad..and as for automated replies?  Are you kidding? An insult to humanity. None of us is royalty. Conceited, full of self, you bet. I don't know where the life I knew has gone. I don't even know where love has gone. We all morphed into Alexa's? I cannot give birth to the past. Just talk to my walls and stare at unwashed frying pans..alas! PanagiotaRomios 4/26/2019 2:15 pm PST

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Date: 4/28/2019 7:45:00 AM
"living in the Facebook nation", "morphed into Alexas" - well penned my friend! It reminds me of why I have a zillion hobbies, because none of my people use a phone anymore to talk. It is all a quick silly text, which means nothing. I am not complaining, choosing to entertain myself, and having a fantastic time doing it. I realize others are not as lucky as I.
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Date: 4/28/2019 7:54:00 AM
I get it about people not using a phone. You know how to get around it, Goid. I just don't email or text anymore. You and others here are far more fun. So is writing poetry.
Date: 4/26/2019 11:25:00 PM
No doubt about it. It will be interesting to see where this world ends up. Have a great day.
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Date: 4/27/2019 7:23:00 AM
I wish I felt positively. There's no regaining what we lost. I have talked to people about this issue. They only want more tech and no people? Gee! P.R.
Date: 4/26/2019 6:21:00 PM
Very profound. The changes in our world are so tremendous of a mountain that it's too exhausting to even try to climb it. We bang our heads against the walls and wonder what will happen to the human species in the future, if it's this bad, now. What will it take to wake people? Well penned.
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Date: 4/26/2019 6:47:00 PM
Answer: one step at a time. The World Health org suggests for children.One Hour of screen time only a day for kids. It's too long to explain but it's destroying their brains. Tell someone that, they laugh, Cell phone use is an addiction. Some European hotels Ban wifi Totally. No cell phones in Israeli schools.Europe way ahead of us as to technology dangers.socially, a disaster Panagiota,
Date: 4/26/2019 4:31:00 PM
Thought provoking Panagiota, technology has gone mad, everywhere you look people on phones, next time you go to a restaurant look at people on their phones, not talking to each other grrrrr.
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Date: 4/26/2019 4:50:00 PM
Tom, I have to be dragged into restaurant for That reason. I went on my birthday this year. I prefer eating at home. Besides, I don't like being zapped by waves transmitted.by them,, Prefer music and sanity, visitors with cell phones need not visit,,same nonsense. Rude to visit and take calls.. Panagiota