Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

one phone to rule them …

The cord stretching tight

“Shut up David it’s my turn”

Giggles and whispers

Beep! Call waiting (no don’t go)

Crying, as he said goodbye  

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Today at NaPoWriMo our prompt asks us to move backwards in time away from such modern contrivances as podcasts and write a poem that features forgotten technology. This immediately brought me back to the days of one phone for the whole family. I have vivid memories of stretching the cord as far as it could possibly go so that I could (just barely) slip behind a door for some quasi privacy. Oh the days …  So thanks for reading my goofy lil’ tanka.

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