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Communication Breakdown

I wanted to call you

But I did not have a dime

I needed to talk to you

But I did not have the time.

 

How do we get it together?

Miscommunication has kept us apart

What level of connection do we need?

I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN THIS FROM THE START

 

Trapped by a string of gutless  proposals

The phone does not show your face.

I can only hear voice inflections

I need to travel to your place.

 

Phone calls, texting, and twitter

They are a sad replacement for the whole you

Technology has fooled me

Into believing you understand what I do.

 

 

 

Grandmother Musings 2012-2013.
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What good is living life if you don't share all the experiences, mistakes, and knowledge you have gained? I am a grandmother, a Jr. High Teacher for 15 years, a wife of 31 years, a mother of two grown children, and I want to share my experiences.

10 responses »

  1. Cleverly written. Been listening to some Led Zeppelin perhaps? Thanks for the read.

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  2. So true…nothing replaces a one to one visit…Diane

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  3. Very spare and well written. This sounds painful and real. Keep writing and posting!
    Cindy

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  4. Very nice! I love the whole communication theme :)

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