I remember when only spiders had a Web
Special thanks to Bernie Bickerton for this sharp-witted and reflective offering. Can you remember those halcyon days before mobile phones and the internet? Bernie loves reading and writing poetry, and her passion certainly shines through in this brilliant piece – ‘a tongue in cheek view on the evolving use of language.’
The Way It Used To Be
When tweeting was only for birds,
When Kindle was only firewood,
When Windows were only looked through.
When dating required a meeting,
When Followers walked with Jesus,
When a hundred Friends was a demo.
When only spiders had a Web,
When only churches had an icon,
When only Hitchcock had Angry Birds.
When “to pin” was to prepare a hem,
When to Excel was to do well,
and I remember,
when you had a sunny Outlook.
© B Bickerton
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