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.


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  • Tamara Beryl Latham (10/20/2019 3:22:00 PM)

    You have stated so much in so few words, but have hit the nail on the head (cliche) . I feel like a stone robot. Great poem. Thanks for sharing it with us, Sandra. : -) (Report)Reply

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  • (8/12/2019 10:31:00 PM)

    And as Sandra Feldman makes us feel better,
    with her poetry and comments, like knitting a sweater
    to wear amidst this techno dehumanization, something
    reminding us of how love was meant for civilization.
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  • (7/4/2019 9:06:00 PM)

    This century has us speaking to automatons and pressing buttons. Who is the robot? So true, dear Sandra.

    Many thanks for your beautiful comments.
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  • (3/14/2019 10:04:00 PM)

    What you have written is so true, we are losing the art of conversation in our lives. At least, there is this PoemHunter site where some semblance of personal expression and interaction is encouraged - let us hope this is not the last bastion of personal connection that is left. (Report)Reply

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (1/17/2019 4:02:00 AM)

    But all of this lacks Human tone/As our poor lives turn into stone............you have presented the fact dear friend! Though we get information at finger tips now-a-days due to latest revelation of technologies but we are getting complacent and losing other sides of life as you have pointed out! An excellent work! (10) (Report)Reply

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  • Prabir Gayen (1/9/2019 6:23:00 AM)

    Fantastic poem with extraordinary thinking.. (Report)Reply

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  • Sylvia Frances Chan (12/8/2018 9:12:00 AM)

    Brilliant Brevity, Sandra.
    You have updated our Life
    with presenting this poem of the present.
    As our poor lives turn into stone...........BUT not in the age of Fred Flintstone. I just wanna show the difference. Our life is poorer, I reckon. Excellently presented, Sandra. A 10 Full Vote.
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  • (11/12/2018 9:19:00 PM)

    Very true picture of the contemporary conditions (Report)Reply

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  • 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

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

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

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  • (12/25/2016 1:28:00 PM)

    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

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  • 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

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

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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • (8/22/2015 11:57:00 PM)

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

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  • (7/6/2015 1:49:00 AM)

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

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 18, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, November 19, 2013


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