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Hello Out There

Updated on February 22, 2013

Just Think How Crazy It Would Be

Fifty years ago to be able to go on a computer and see

On a flat screen monitor

To talk to someone seconds ago unseen

You first couldn't afford the computer which had to be priced at many thousands of dollars

Just say money was no object and you were the only one in your neighborhood with such technology

You would be the talk of the town but word would slowly get around

No cell phones and i-pads or other computer devices

People would have to use their home phone or the nearest pay phone

What would people think?

Was it just a made up story or would they instantly believe

That you could talk to anyone with a click of a button

No switch board operator to say number please

I am talking to people all over the world and they can talk to me

For hours at a time for a monthly fee

We can share ideas,pictures and music within seconds

No more waiting for an answer

We can talk to every relative and catch up on all the news

Wouldn't that be something

I think people would talk

Rumors would spread

Then the day would come

That I would be so thrilled with so many ideas in my head

What a marvelous idea and so much information to share

Then as quickly as I enjoyed my fame

Things would change

There would be a loud nock,nock on the door

The guys in the white coats have come to take me away aha hehe

As they drag me off I plea

I'm just ahead of my time don't you see

They're Coming to Take Me Away


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      DREAM ON 5 years ago

      Jackie Lynnley There have been so many new discoveries and wonderful changes.Luckily the snow is slowly disappearing.Spring can't be far away now.Thanx so much for reading and commenting.

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      Jackie Lynnley 5 years ago from The Beautiful South

      Some people still don't believe we have been to the moon! Heard about your snow...awful...take care shoveling.

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      DREAM ON 5 years ago

      kj force Always a pleasure.About eight inches of snow to shovel but it's melting today about 42 degrees outside.Dim Flaxenwick It makes us all think?hmmmmm????Thanx so much for reading and sharing.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

      You are so right, It´s all happened rather quickly. Imagine bringing someone back who died in tha last war . Whatever would they make of it all now.?

      Great hub

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      kjforce 5 years ago from Florida

      DREAM ON..Aren't we all ahead of our time ? that' s why we keep on writing with rhyme...enjoyed and glad to see you're enjoying the season...hopefully you understand my write...

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      DREAM ON 5 years ago

      Gypsy Rose Lee Now I am the one laughing.This is the first video I added to one of my hubs.I thought for the longest time I wanted my words to be enough to cover each page.Thinking I don't have to change and be like everyone else.Then one day I will make my own videos for each one.Well three years later and still no videos I figured it's time to change and be open to so many other ideas that can only add to my words and thoughts.I to am very different than so many other people.I love that I am able to read your words and your wonderful thoughts.Change is a beautiful thing.With big smiles and lots of great ideas to toss around in computer land.Thanx so much.Have a great day.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      It never hurts to be different from others. I know am a bit strange. lol That's what makes life so interesting. I'm smiling as I write this because here I am in Riga, Latvia and as soon as I post this you will be able to read this on your side of the world. Ain't technology wonderful? Love the video. Passing this on.

      P.S. Change There would be a loud nock,nock on the door to knock, knock

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      DREAM ON 5 years ago

      DDE To see how far we have come is to appreciate everything around us even though it seems so common.Thanx for reading and appreciating my thoughts.

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      Devika Primić 5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Interesting thoughts here, well written and your point is very clearly made in good poetry.