Sandra Feldman

21st Century - Poem by Sandra Feldman

We speak to Robots on the phone,
And our Computers are our home,
We really think we're not alone,
But all of this lacks Human tone,
As our poor lives turn into stone.

Comments about 21st Century by Sandra Feldman

  • Rupert Hentzau (10/28/2017 4:16:00 AM)

    I'm not sure that I speak to robots on the phone
    But these automated phone calls get on my nerves
    I can never get a telephone operator on the line.
    It's true however that computers are our home
    We spend hours before the laptop screen
    What's worse, even little kids are playing games
    With mobile phones; it is a shame!

    We living lonely boring lives
    Without human interaction
    And really there is no satisfaction
    Our hearts turn into ice
    We are worse than clockwork mice.
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  • Laurie Van Der Hart (5/6/2017 2:05:00 AM)

    So true! I agree. Just posted something similar called Modern Family. (Report) Reply

  • Tapan M. Saren (4/24/2017 10:26:00 PM)

    The truth clearly expressed. I like it. (Report) Reply

  • Robert Murray Smith (2/10/2017 10:29:00 PM)

    Yes, societal technology changes are alienating.+++10 (Report) Reply

  • (12/25/2016 1:28:00 PM)

    21st Century
    Sandra, your profound poem has succinctly expressed how technology is robbing us of human interaction. That being said, that very technology has given us the gift of this site. To wake up in the morning and read your poems and those of so many creative poets is truly a great joy. And the awesome beauty is that these poets are from all over the world. For those of us who don't have the means to travel, this is a very inexpensive and creative way to enjoy the diverse cultures. (Report) Reply

  • Rebecca Navarre (10/29/2016 8:08:00 PM)

    Also Very True! ! ! ! And Heart Felt! ! ! Powerful! ! ! !
    Write! Thank You Sandra! ! ! ! ! ! !
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  • Dee Corpolongo (4/14/2016 3:09:00 AM)

    Oh, so very true! Point made and hopefully taken by the many who come to visit,
    yet they are constantly on their phones, texting, etc. No interaction anymore.
    This ays it all.....thank you!
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  • Brian Mayo (10/21/2015 12:42:00 PM)

    That's why I get up and walk the dog every once in a while. Your poem delivered the message with simplicity and skill. (Report) Reply

  • Pamela Sinicrope (10/10/2015 12:13:00 AM)

    This is a good one. So true and so very disturbing. (Report) Reply

  • Kim Barney (10/6/2015 5:58:00 PM)

    How true! I refuse to speak to phone robots. Let them call other robots instead. (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga (8/23/2015 9:34:00 PM)

    This is indeed an acerbic commentary on the present age and our life. All kinds of gadgets are at our service without human touch As our poor lives turn into stone. Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • (8/22/2015 11:57:00 PM)

    .......very nice....and this is the true, I see this every day ★ (Report) Reply

  • (7/6/2015 1:49:00 AM)

    You are so right. I hate the phone robots. (Report) Reply

  • Daniel Brick (5/5/2015 3:31:00 PM)

    In 5 lines you have spoken volumes about the world we have created. A world shared with increasingly intrusive machines, so much so there are scientists working in Artificial Intelligence who think we are so close - it's time to draw up a statements of the Rights of Thinking Machines! First
    Right - the absolute right of a thinking entity to be left alone and undisturbed if (It) desires solitude.
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  • Lubinda Lubinda (12/19/2014 3:36:00 PM)

    Wow, awesome poem, i like the way you bring out the point that our lives revolve around technology nowadays! (Report) Reply

  • (11/4/2014 4:21:00 PM)

    You have beautifully and succinctly captured what its like to be living in the 21 century, It amazes me when I see people, and they just play on their smart phones talking to people at a distance while human beings stand right in front of them, I do it to, but not to the extreme of every minute living within the virtual world. Great work Sandra, its definitely a poem that makes you think. I like those (Report) Reply

  • (9/18/2014 7:08:00 PM)

    Bravo! I extremely enjoy this piece. Personally, the poem is a reflection of my daily love and hate relationship with technology. (Report) Reply

  • Elias Uddin (7/2/2014 5:18:00 AM)

    We speak to Robots on the phone,
    And our Computers are our home,
    We really think we're not alone,
    But all of this lacks Human tone,
    As our poor lives turn into stone.

    Muy bien!
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  • (6/7/2014 9:09:00 PM)

    Gosh! So true. I totally agree (Report) Reply

  • (6/7/2014 5:51:00 AM)

    sensible....great piece of writing... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 18, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, November 19, 2013

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