Poetry Blogs (computers)
As the Millenium ticked over the Dot-Coms were growing fat like leeches on a backpackers legs. Everyone was talking about them bursting and indeed there were a few signs to show that something was going to happen. I was studying for a degree in The Netherlands and one of my elective courses was in poetry. One of our assignments was to take an existing song and write new lyrics for it... This was m...
Friday 16th June 2017 10:04 am
We get our news in headlines and trending quotes
Despotic Tyrants hack computers to sway our votes
Egomaniacs trump their worth from their ivory towers
Politicians line their pockets with money that is ours
Whilst the fat cat bankers and the Global Corporation
Ruin our economies and sell our personal information
It seems the Arab Spring has sprung and broken
And Twits and...
Saturday 27th May 2017 8:35 am
In virtual villas up silicon valleys
where slithering software saves smart system scans
as digital data on double-click disk drives,
pixelling programmers podcast their plans.
So beware blogging browsers with up-to-date hardware
fragmenting folders and battering RAM,
smashing your windows, uploading your icons,
cluttering your desktop with cookies and s...
Thursday 31st March 2016 12:12 pm
Streets filled with purpose
The Silicon valley is alive and well
Suitcases and Range Rovers
Palm tress sweep the sky
motorists hurry to plug in
horns honked with kindness
coffee filled with sugar and whipped cream
more a milkshake than a jumpstart
two hour snack pow wow
heated ping pong power lunch
making apps to scratch your back
Sunday 21st February 2016 6:08 pm
Apologies, I haven't been on here for some time, but here, have a draft poesy.
We connected in Iowa
With those bursting jackets
Jostling about us, all perspiration
To show off their new inspiration.
And it was there;
Where the plugs danced
(In electric atmosphere)
And in the inevitably tangle
We wound ...
Wednesday 13th October 2010 3:40 pm