9.09.2012

ticker-tape

1867. Important, new,
communication revolutionized.
Flung joyously in the air.

2012. No one even
remembers.
Fallen, trampled,
left in the dark as we all
rush to 'the next best thing':

technology's brand-new shine
never lasts for long.

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credit to: my dear blog-stalker, who faithfully reminded me to post today and gave me inspiration where i had none. i use some direct phrases from that inspiration in this poem as an act of homage and true gratitude.
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