Poem - Passwords and Pin Codes

Passwords and Pin Codes

So many Passwords in my head

From when I wake up, till I go to bed.

It’s a wonder my hair hasn’t gone grey

For all the things to remember in one day.


Leaving Home I set the alarm with a code

If I forget the combination, I’ll wake the whole road.

Thank God, I press one button for the car

If it was a code, I won’t get too far.


A Bill is due today, must check the bank to see

Before they charge me with an Overdraft fee.

Security Question from the operator called Jane

asking the first and last letter of my Cat’s name.


Lunch time, at the store I pay for some books

And everyone’s giving me funny looks.

Keyed in my Pin 3 times, but machine rejects

Security guy smiles at me thinking “usual suspects”.


I’m tired and off to Seychelles on Holiday

My Other half gives me £10,000 to lock away.

Come evening, we decide to go out and have fun

I remember the digits to the Safe, all except one.

Now, what do we do?


By Elena A © Nov 09 – all rights Reserved.

Also Read: Remembering Passwords


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Philipo 6 years ago from Nigeria

Very creative.

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resspenser 6 years ago from South Carolina

Good hub!

There once was a lady named E

who rhymed so effortlessly.

Digits were bad,

we all were sad.

But we laughed anyway, tee hee!

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dohn121 6 years ago from Hudson Valley, New York

Ha! Great fun and interesting poem! In college, I had to remember over 10 passwords. I used to have to remember a password for every dormitory until a friend in security gave me a universal code. Thanks, Lady_E!

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Pete Maida 6 years ago

Now that's a verse that everyone with a computer can relate to. Even without a computer the number of passwords is still high. This will become an ever increasing problem as old folks like me get even older.

poetlorraine 6 years ago

yep relate to this great hub, like your style of writing

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DeBorrah K. Ogans 6 years ago

Lady E, I agree with Philipo, Very Creative! Blessings!

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Lady_E 6 years ago from London, UK Author

Thanks for your comments everyone. Always a pleasure to read from you all. :)

Nice Poem, Resspencer. Cheers. :)

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quietnessandtrust 6 years ago from Carbon Canyon, California

Yes I agree and it's kind of madness to say the least to try and recall all of them.

I keep all of mine in a safe place in a few locations.

My cell phone being one and it is always locked with a master code and the codes are written in code too. LOL

If I lose the phone, my provider has everything backed up on their site.

Keep them written down and hidden as well as they are written in code besides being passwords.

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Nancy's Niche 6 years ago from USA

Lady_E, I so enjoyed this poem and what wonderful rhyming throughout. Good job young lady---a delightful read as always!

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aware 6 years ago from West Palm Beach Florida.

good job. i can relate for sure .

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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California

I love it, that was so inventive. I love rhyming words anyway, although I've never shown that side of me yet, but watch out. (Smile)! Hey is that you? What a beautiful picture.

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floating mind 6 years ago from Chicago, Illinois

Lady_E, very enjoyable poem.

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Lady_E 6 years ago from London, UK Author

* Lol. Quietnessandtrust - the codes are written in codes? Oh.. I hope you never lose the Master Code. :)

* Aware and Floating mind - thanks for your comments. Nice of you to stop by. :)

* Hi Nancy, thanks. Glad you enjoyed it. :)

* Cheers Fastfreta. Thanks for your comments. Looking forward to seeing that side of you. :)

Duchess OBlunt 6 years ago

Thanks for the smile.

Off to work where everything is password protected. Each day I hope the memory banks don't start to deteriorate, or I'd be in serious trouble.

I hope you finally remembered that one digit. LOL

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Lady_E 6 years ago from London, UK Author

Lol. Thanks Duchess. I'm glad you enjoyed the Poem. :)

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Lady_E 6 years ago from London, UK Author

Thanks David. :)

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Dolores Monet 6 years ago from East Coast, United States

This was great, Elena! A real hoot. I thought that the computer was going to make our lives simpler!

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Lady_E 6 years ago from London, UK Author

Lol Dolores. Thanks for your comments. :)

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Hokey 6 years ago from In the energy.

Great concept!

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Lady_E 6 years ago from London, UK Author

Thanks Hokey. :)

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Support Med. 6 years ago from Michigan

Enjoyed this! Yes, many passwords/codes! Sometimes I forget my own phone number! Have them written down in a book, took me a while to even get that right, now I have one book, which is great when I can find it LOL!!!

A fun read!

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Lady_E 6 years ago from London, UK Author

Hi Support Med - now that's what I call "Organised". I like your style. I think you might need to keep that special book in a Safe - but don't forget the code for the Safe. lol.

Best Wishes.

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loveofnight 6 years ago from Baltimore, Maryland

this is so true, they seem to be a mandatory part of our life......

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Lady_E 6 years ago from London, UK Author

Thanks for stopping Loveofnight. I wish we could all use Just one. Regards :)

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Pearldiver 5 years ago from Tomorrow - In Words & NZ Time.

Oh No!!!! First Comment for 6 months.... but it earned a couple of thumps up... but where do I put them?? Lol... No.. Not There!!!!

The Perfect Password for the Forgetful.. "Bugger!"

Thanks for the smile. Take Care.

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Lady_E 5 years ago from London, UK Author

Hi Pearldriver

Nice to hear from you. Haven't seen you online for a while. Thanks for your comments. lol :)

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