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2017 04 28 Poetry: Dive! April 28, 2017

4 weeks and no days ago, it became the 1st of April, and as National Poetry Month steadily made its way to May day, there sat a poetic goat with hopes of making one more submission for the month.

I was gonna write, “I am the goat!”, but as I thought of it, I started thinking of that song that sang about a walrus with buck teeth.

It is the 28th of April, and I am here again with another one of my poems. This one crept up and started laughing at me, like a needed friend that always seems to find the need to get the last laugh.

Accessibility is a gift that I have a hard time with, but need very much. It’s something that provides me access to the digital world, but some days hands me a ticket to Unexpected Variables Avenue. Accessibility is key to the world of zeroes and ones, and although I use it every day, there’s those days that I wish I never knew about it.

The good with the bad comes with just about everything that stomps around on this big blue marble of ours, and as we spin around the sun, the world of assistive technology carefully plots a course for space station cyber.

Ok, ok, enough with the metaphors. Back to reality. Book one, page one, lesson one. All that this life gives us is meant for a reason, and I’m sorry, but I didn’t order that.
What I ordered was, um, was, hmm.

Never mind.

Have a great night and be well all.

Deon

***

Diver Down!

Accessibility is the key.
A digital desire.
One way signs and obstacles.
Tech support for hire.

PDF won’t speak to me.
Word doc’s playing dead.
Update button’s stuck again.
I think I’ll go to bed.

Shift key just went missing.
Backspace can’t be found.
The Tower’s acting really weird,
And makes a beeping sound.

Delete key sits there smiling.
Tab key’s fading fast.
Alt control has lost control.
The end key finished last.

Text to Speech stopped talking.
The six key thinks it’s five.
The mother board is sinking fast.
Dive! Dive! Dive!

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2 Responses to “2017 04 28 Poetry: Dive!”

  1. alice13zoe Says:

    Hi, Deon–How clever, how true is your 29th poem of this special month! I do not know how you are able to produce a poem a day for 29 days; however, I hope you will celebrate Number 30 tomorrow! You are on the mound for a perfect batting average! Go for it!

    Best wishes and thanks–Alice and Willow

    • DP Lyons Says:

      Alice. Oh how I would love all the accolades you send my way, but I have missed two days this month. I know, I know, still though, I think I am batting over .900 for the beginning month of baseball. grin
      In those words reminiscent of the late, great Yogi Berra, “With a batting average like that, we’d have to pay you a lot of cash, which is just as good as money.”. Ha!
      Thank you, as always, for your wonderful words.
      dp


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