kelly polark turns up the volume

#7 in the Poetry Potluck Series, celebrating National Poetry Month 2010.

        credit: mhthomps.

Okay. Be honest. How many TVs do you have in your house?

Does every member of your family own a cell phone? Everybody with his/her own iPod, laptop, Kindle and digital camera? Does your Wii keep you extra fit? And are you one of those people who simply had to get an iPad the second it went on sale?

Gadgets, gadgets, gadgets. They help us stop time, save time, waste time. How did we ever manage without them? Champion headbanger/comic-in-training/uber-cool blogger Kelly Polark is here to share a poem from her collection about electronic gadgets, Plug into Poetry. She wrote these as part of an assignment for Heidi Roemer’s ABC’s of Poetry course. Seems like a fun way to take a closer look at all those wires and circuits we’ve all become so enamoured with. What has your TV said to you lately?



Pretty cool, no? I like all the suggestions except “Clean your room.” I would rather have George Clooney come over and help me with my dusting. ☺

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