GROWING PAINS

GROWING PAINS

A Poem by rutherford
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Continuing to look for irony in the digital age.

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Everything
is
smaller
screens
tweets
attention
except
information
now
unleashed

© 2013 rutherford


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..isn't that the truth. One of the first thing they teach student life guards is to swim with the riptide - not against it.

Posted 6 Years Ago


rutherford

6 Years Ago

Wise words. Wondering where this riptide is taking us.
Tam Warink

6 Years Ago

Pick a song lyric, any one... I'm thinking of an old one; Country Roads. Of course there is that in.. read more
I will not fall prey to this gimmick...I believe in bigger is better...as for the screens on smart phones...I will never buy one...unless its' big and I am able to read the fine print...and type normally on it...

Posted 7 Years Ago


rutherford

7 Years Ago

stay strong Glen. :-)
Unlimited, unrelenting information being crammed into smaller and smaller minds... Succinctly and very well put, John.

Posted 7 Years Ago


rutherford

7 Years Ago

Thanks--I read that information doubles now every 18 months. (includes cat videos)
how true this poem is...steve martin said "let's get small" but i do not think this was what he was referring to....not at all...

the world gets smaller with digital..and we do too.

lots said in these few words.

Posted 7 Years Ago


rutherford

7 Years Ago

thanks Jacob. trying this style thinking of Bukowski
Wonderful and brilliant. Not much else to say---brilliant.

Posted 7 Years Ago


rutherford

7 Years Ago

Many thanks--i appreciate your high praise.
thats right...words not enough after all...
short but amazing....so thoughtful...it is unleashed...and will be...
thanks for sharing....

Posted 7 Years Ago


rutherford

7 Years Ago

Thanks Glitch

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