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Saturday, 10 September 2011

The Reality Menu

Reality, a computer program to open or close,
options available where to reside,
Virtual Reality,
a place to dream, a place to hide,
Financial Reality,
the only asset,
paper passed back and forth,
again and again, until we die,
grab the mouse and let’s give it a try.

© Douglas Polk

Technology will enable us to live forever says futurist
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Douglas is a poet from Nebraska. He has published three books of poetry; In My Defense, The Defense Rests, and On Appeal.

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