Poemdog

Dogs 2018

QUASI DIGITAL
(1/29/18)

technology
is around
every
corner

in our
pockets

in our
purses

seemingly
glued
to our hands

wonderful
for the most
part

sadly
our devices

our equipment

do not
always
work properly

more often
than not
the solution
is simply
to turn off
the offending
apparatus

turn it
back on

as if
performing
some mystic
spell

to jumpstart
those lazy
logic gates
that have lapsed
into that
gray area
between one

zero

indeterminate
states
that have somehow
summed
to malfunction

nice really
that such
an easy fix
will resume
operation

get our
days
back on track

for without
all of these
automated
accessories

our lives
would not seem
quite
as complete

they are
a part of us
now

we have
high-teched
ourselves away
from more mundane
existences

a walk
in the sun
is no longer
an attractive
alternative

we would
rather be
plugged in

or connected
more amorphously
through
the ether

we prefer
to be everywhere
at once

instead
of just here

in these
shoes
that require
no power
save our
own

a circuit
not so easily
reset