Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Gadgetaholic


I never used to like that guy David Perry on KTYD 99.9.
I got annoyed from hearing his cell phone chirping all the time.
Still, I continued to listen because I enjoyed his partner Julie...
she pokes fun at David and keeps things from getting too unruly.

I recently learned he turns his phone off for funerals,
but I bet he'd still answer while visiting the urinals.
The scarier part is I find myself understanding him more...
I now play on mine for the two minutes in line at a store.

This change of heart came with the purchase of a smart phone,
I can now do blog and candle biz stuff no matter where I roam.
I was instantly addicted to carrying the Internet everywhere.
I worry friends will find my speak text feature elitist and unfair.

But, to ensure I don't miss out on further recently invented gadgets.
I'm reading blogs like Crunch Gear, Gizmodo and Engadget.
I found new multifunction office wear online at Neatorama.
The Daily What says try the edible spoon... you know I'm gonna!!

I would definitely feel cooler if my USB drive was biodegradable.
Animal shaped TVs make me wonder if my non-flat screen is tradeable.
I think a pair of laser scissors would make my craft time much more chipper,
and that tea time would be more fun if I owned a Penguin Tea Bag Dipper.

Oh no!  I think I may be addicted to snazzy gadget acquisition!
I wonder if there's an AA group for this technology addiction?
Despite my best efforts, my current cash flow simply can't afford the habit.
I knew I'd be the last gal with an in car espresso machine... dagnabit!

See, there I go again... encouraging my gadgetaholism,
instead of a more fiscally responsible mannerism.
I better get out and find myself some help... get a sponsor.
I wonder if my phone has a program for that in the hopper?


© Rachel Hoyt 2010 - 2011


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This poem has been entered in One Stop Poetry's One Shot Wednesdays.  Thanks for reading!  I hope you enjoy my rhyming ways.  :o)

8 comments:

  1. Lemme know where I can find an in-car espresso machine, please. And a hot shirtless male barista so I can focus on...the road.

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  2. If you follow the little link, you'll see that Audi is testing the in car espresso machine now! Perhaps they could throw in a sexy barista with purchase somehow. :o)

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  3. ha what a great rhyming statement
    and I'm thinking that espresso to go sounds pretty hot

    Thanks so much for coming over to One Shot today

    Moon smiles

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  4. Dear Rachel

    Sweet and great rhyming verse.. I enjoyed reading it.. thanks for sharing...

    ॐ नमः शिवाय
    Om Namah Shivaya
    Twitter: @VerseEveryDay
    Blog: http://shadowdancingwithmind.blogspot.com

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  5. I had to follow a couple of those links. There's some crazy stuff out there. Those TV's are cute though.

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  6. Such a funny post - really nice :)

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  7. Fun, cushion-pointed light verse.

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Rhyming or not, I would like a lot to hear the thoughts my words brought...