Recorded Message

Recorded Message short poem

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Robots on the line,
With their tedious whine.
Options galore,
Just hit buttons one to four.

What happened to the good old days,
When real people used to say,
Hello and how can I help you,
And what was that you say?

Understand your problems,
And speak your language too.
Sadly, now it’s all gone,
They’ve flushed it down the loo.

This technological world,
Isn’t really all that good.
Sometimes it feels like you’re swimming,
Against a fierce and powerful flood.

Forever we move on,
And things are not the same.
And you know, when you think about it,
It’s really quite a shame.

This poem is part of the Poetry Book “Positively Poetic – Volume 2

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ALL POEMS ©2015 DARREN SCANLON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. * Words and music have always played a major role in my life. A life without being able to enjoy music and express in words would be, for me, empty and cold.I have been writing since age 16, some 30+ years now but have only recently started publishing my works. Since doing so in Dec 2013, I have published 4 novels and 5 volumes of poetry, (available on Amazon.co.uk).My words are my life. If they touch you in any way, if you are able to take something from them, then my work has achieved its goal and I am a happy man.Welcome to my world. Darren.
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Christopher S. Bunch
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Really good flow, and vivid.

Christopher S. Bunch
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Very creative.

J.rid
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Loved the sentiment Darren but oh technology — I can find what I need in a flash not hours in a library—
send my kids money without the birthday cards being nicked by a bad postie, invisage myself in another land
at the click of a button, just a few good things but for sure the bad outway the good.

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