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by Jerry W. Engler
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
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Just getting computer screen fatigue here. Got to scratching, had to itch. Brain took off on its own with a dot-dot song. That's a problem when you let someone else hold your remote. Too much work, and not enough play can make Jerry crazy the whole long day.


Dot-dot—dot--dot,

dot-dot—dot--dot,

dot----com.

 

All for Google’s dollar,

stand up and holler,

all for Google’s finance,

dot com while you beller.

 

Cross your t’s,

and dash your do’s,

the dot-dot dance

can curl your toes.

 

Send your e’s,

make them your me’s.

Send them to your mother,

send them to your brother,

make a person

you don’t know,

like a cuddling lover.

 

Come on people,

form a square,

with a dot-dot here

and a dot-dot there,

and you Google over here,

and you Google over there,

life with a crazy poet

ain’t quite fair.

 

Yahoo,

he’s turned loose,

alternative search engine dance,

dot-dot---dot—dot,

dot-dot---dot---dot,

dot, internet folly.

 

Perchance we prance

to enhance poetically.

It’s a chance, dot-dot.

Copyright 2010, Jerry W. Engler

 


Jerry W. Engler


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Reviewed by Lois Christensen 12/14/2010
Don't know what i
d do without FB in my life now. Takes up lots of my spare time though
Reviewed by Ian Irvine (Hobson) 10/30/2010
I like the vowel and consonant repetitions in this piece - can really imagine this would work well performed live. As I type these words - the poem influences my fingertips :)
Reviewed by Sheri Uy 2/12/2010
Dear Jerry, i've missed out a lot on your usually witty, meaningful works, having been away from AD for a good one year. Now that i'm back, you sure got all my dots in place! Beautiful work, as usual. Happy Valentine's day to you and your loved ones.

Love,
Sheri
Reviewed by Cryssa C 2/12/2010
Your words never cease to make me smile. :~) I have missed reading your words.

Cryssa
Reviewed by Gianetta Ellis 2/12/2010
Oh Jerry, time to take a long walk! I love this; it's fun, light, airy and poignant all at once. It's always wonderful to see a favorite poet strike a different pose every now and then! I've always admired your bright sense of humor, but you've let it take center stage here as it much deserves. Thank you for the smile! AND - Happy Valentine's Day!
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 2/11/2010
Clever, cute and witty!
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 2/10/2010
Dot..dot..dot
Buy Yahoo options...not
Search engine dance on broken legs
Dot..dot..Dot

Great poem. Patrick
Reviewed by John Flanagan 2/10/2010
"...with a dot-dot here and a dot-dot there," and ole McDonald had a... you're on a lovely roll here, Jerry, sharp, witty and with the right irony -
"Perchance we prance
to enhance poetically."
Indeed!

John
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price 2/10/2010
lol. You've got the dots just right. Love it. Liz
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 2/10/2010
Dot, dot, dot - dash, dash, dash - dot, dot, dot...isn't that SOS, so you must need assistance, will send some...Ed
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 2/10/2010
Almost hard to remember what life was like before the dot..

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/10/2010
I appreciate your writ and humor, Jerry; most apt and timely. Thank you. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 2/10/2010
...---... ...---... ...---... Amen
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 2/10/2010
Silly, cute, and funny. I feel that way some days.
Reviewed by neerja gandhi 2/10/2010
wow...brilliantly done...dot...dot...dot...dot...me thinkslife with crazy poet's always fair...
nice write
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