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Driving To Distraction
by Leland Waldrip
Tuesday, June 10, 2008
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And now Chrysler is making surfing the Internet an integral part of the driving experience! OMG! There's gotta be a law.



 

 

You knew it! What you fear,
Yep! He crossed the double line,
A cell phone against his ear.
Hang up and drive! Phone confine. 

You knew it! She blew the light!

What’s that against her head?

A cell phone shining bright,

“Hang up and drive!” We said.

 

From behind he slammed you.

What address was he punching?

GPS should set path true ,

 Not sheet metal crunching.

 

Few can multi-task and drive,

Most just think they can do so,

And from that, pain will arrive

Unless we JUST SAY NO!     

 

© 2008 R. Leland Waldrip

 

 

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Timely and bang on, Leland. Thank you. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Eileen Granfors
I love this! California passed a law about "hands-free" cell phones, but that doesn't mean our drivers, especially young ones, are going to keep their minds on the road. Well written, Edwin! Eileen
Reviewed by Randall Barfield
I tend to agree with this. Cell phone abuse I guess you call it.
Reviewed by C. J. Stevens
No truer words were ever spoken! Particularly in verse - and fine verse at that.
CJ
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
i agree-well written!
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
Distractions are just accidents waiting to happen. I face this every day. Who do they think they are to litter my way with their inattentiveness?

Ron
Reviewed by Tom Hyland
AMEN BROTHER - AMEN!

Reviewed by Connie Faust
A lot of things can be done while on the phone: dishes, ironing, watering the garden.....but driving? No, please no!
Good writing on a terribly timely topic.

Connie

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