Sad Story

A Sad Sad Story

No flicker of the eyelid,
no sparkle in the eye,
no frown of concentration,
no friendly conversation,
no warmth to the touch,
just a whirring mechanism,
a cold and calculating chip
reducing me to PIN numbers
a point within a database,
that talks to me through cold machines,
that haven’t any human grace.

About George Fripley
I am a writer who enjoys writing humour, satire, poetry and sometimes a bit of philosophy. I live in Perth, Western Australia and occasionally get a poem or article published. It's all good fun! I have two books available for unwary readers, Grudges, Rumours and Drama Queens- The Civil Servant's Manual (This contains all that anybody could ever want to know about why government runs so slowly) and More Gravy Please! - the Politician's Handbook. (available through Amazon)

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