Programmed people

Programmed people

sometimes technologys troublesome,
and other times its awesome,
but we the people are so programmed,
we believe to be without it would be impossible.
Within a few clicks,
the world wide web is at our disposal,
but it has a sinister side,
it can be pages of the superficial and the misleading,
we can get lost on sites for many an hour,
scrolling down and across for information that is of no use to us.
To a degree its dysfunction that dumbs us down,
its catalepsy by a super fast screen,
the sophisticated appliances insult us,
the sophisticated appliances have us trance like,
cyber space is taking over,
its corrupting us.
The smart phones and tablets are watching,
whilst our lap and desk tops monitor every move we make,
and have us on standby.
We are addicted to electronic gadgets,
the prosaic computers are a projection of ourselves.

A Thearta Production*

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Gerard McGowan

You are totally right , I'm a firm believer that we are allowing computers to take over but that is the future. All we can do is show our children the dangers of social media, check out my poem " Dreamweaver".

Powerful words here, keep it up.

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FRANTIC FREE-VERSER

​​​​​​Thanks Gerard its so easy to get sucked into cyber space i constantly have to keep pulling myself out of it.
to much time spent on computers, phones,e.t.c. appears to affect me both physically and mentally.

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Tony Taylor

Wow!! FFV!!......I think that humanity has hope.... because..... there are people like you writing stuff like this on the very system that will one day seek to enslave humanity......I think that there is true BRILLIANCE in these words....MORE than any of us yet realize!!...... but I have glimpsed destruction's potential... and poetry is truly an advocate for the mind's potential to live far beyond "Fahrenheit 451".......cool stuff!!......ALL STARS!!........ hugs n claps!!.......T xo ❀✌

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FRANTIC FREE-VERSER

Thanks Tony. I appreciate feed back from such a good poet as yourself.
if i get to locked into the technology it can have a negative impact.
it can make me physically and mentally unwell.

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Tony Taylor

Truth is..... you're not looking DEEP enough.....I know you will.... peace n stuff!....T xo

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FRANTIC FREE-VERSER

Thanks for your comments,
sometimes i can just find myself staring at the screen across all devices.

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Jamie Crawford

I really like this. Keep up the good work. Well done!

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FRANTIC FREE-VERSER

just read "Eternal darkness"
A frightening vision of hell
an excellent use of words.

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Syd

A great awareness write. Very accurate and truthful.

- SydΒ 

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Quixotic Tin Hat

When the servant becomes the master,....

Excellent write!

Q :)

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FRANTIC FREE-VERSER

thanks for your comment,
much appreciated.

Quixotic tin hat.love the name.

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Dean Kuch

I think your poem is very important for many to hear for a variety of reasons,Β FRANTIC FREE-VERSER. Not the least of which is how socially inept we are becoming as a society because of it.
You brought up a lot of great points here.
Keep fighting the "Good Fight!"
~Dean
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FRANTIC FREE-VERSER

thanks Dean all comments are gratefully received,
programmed people came 3rd in the cosmofunnelΒ  December competition, could not quite believe it!
technology has become the 21st century addiction.

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Dean Kuch

Congratulations on placing third. That's quite an honor.
Take care...

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