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A Poem by Becky Kilsby
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We broke
the breaking news
from the palms in our hands.
Streaming guts from Al Tahrir Square.
#Trending.

Toolkit
for citizens:
smartphone heady Reuter
feeds, hot blogs. Net-savvy Arab
Spring. Live.

Steel strong
web filigree,
cradling aspiration.
Forty tweets a minute earthquake
stasis.

Digi-
chorale: instant constituencies
out-holler Charlie Sheen.
Change, YouTube-sprung,
Flickrs.

© 2011 Becky Kilsby


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Very good! I enjoyed the second stanza. "Toolkit for citizens" so true, so true. I also enjoyed how you didn't seem to take an obvious stance on your personal opinion of weather or not this "trending" is good or bad. You simply talked about it happening. Again, very good job. This was a very enjoyable read!

Posted 9 Years Ago


2 of 2 people found this review constructive.




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Very effective writing, written with intelligence and style. Great.

Posted 4 Years Ago


Few understand the fluidity of the web... speed AND a width to carry ANY amount of expression - anywhere, anywhen.

Chris

Posted 9 Years Ago


Liking it, again

Posted 9 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Wow thats great!! Lots of brilliant ideas in a brilliant poem! I love the 'forty tweets a minute earthquake'. Lovely- well done!

Posted 9 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

I love the whole feel of people rushing! I felt like I was witnessing the scenario! Very creative :)

Posted 9 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Very good! I enjoyed the second stanza. "Toolkit for citizens" so true, so true. I also enjoyed how you didn't seem to take an obvious stance on your personal opinion of weather or not this "trending" is good or bad. You simply talked about it happening. Again, very good job. This was a very enjoyable read!

Posted 9 Years Ago


2 of 2 people found this review constructive.


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Added on September 23, 2011
Last Updated on September 24, 2011
Tags: social media, Arab Spring, twitter, blog, flickr

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Becky Kilsby
Becky Kilsby

Dubai, United Arab Emirates



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