Simply Sophisticated (NaPoWriMo)

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Simply Sophisticated
By Donna M. Monnig

Such a simple thing, no hard drive, no screen,
No software to update, no battery required,
No need for anti-virus; a hacker’s worst dream,
No binary numbers, no codes, nothing wired.
It can’t be forgotten, out of sight out of mind,
It can’t be deleted or erased from existence.
It stands on its own, it has a solid spine,
Yet, the Internet has caused much resistance,
But books are the Master, not the Apprentice.

© 2017 Donna M. Monnig



About Donna M. Monnig

Donna M. Monnig is a published poet, aspiring novelist, freelance writer, a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, and is a cowgirl at heart.
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12 Responses to Simply Sophisticated (NaPoWriMo)

  1. shadowprancer says:

    Really enjoyed this one! So true. I don’t care what anyone says, real books aren’t disappearing, they’re only getting better….

    Liked by 2 people

  2. M says:

    cleverly done ~

    Liked by 1 person

  3. mahathianand says:

    This is really good…

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Ron. says:

    his avid (paper) journal keeper applauds your extensive list of the digital drawbacks.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. lifelessons says:

    Well said. Tactility lends much to readability.

    Liked by 1 person

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