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Fool’s Gold

October 22, 2010
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I’ve spent my pay check this week!

On that new gadget… the a1- Gleek!

It’s the trendiest new trend!

and I have many a trendy new friend!

I can touch this and show them that!

and I’ll be on all of the trendy people’s welcome mats!

For they look cool and that’s where I want to be!

Only the coolest places for me!

I hope  they don’t realize I’m broke!

Why are the rich one’s suddenly treating me like a joke!

I’d do anything to fit in…

including the darkest of sin!

I’m shiny and they know it…

my desperation clearly shows it!

Although I must now do what they say…

to get to tag along and play.

I am cool… that is what I want everyone to say!

Wait…who is that fool over there I see

wait …its a mirror…Oh my god!


40 Comments leave one →
  1. October 22, 2010 2:03 am

    honest and brave piece.
    we all sin for something,
    well done.

  2. October 22, 2010 2:07 am

    have fun!
    did not mean to push you too hard..
    Glad to see you write poetry more often.

  3. October 22, 2010 2:32 am

    I love this tongue in cheek poem. We are all like this to a certain extent – or were!

  4. October 22, 2010 2:42 am

    I’d go off on a rant about Apple products but it seems too easy. A great poem that I can relate to. Keep up the great work!!

  5. October 22, 2010 3:42 am

    What??? You mean my new A1-Gleek doesn’t make me cool??? Doh.

    You’ve spoken a great truth about our culture in such a clever and amusing way. Well done.

    • October 22, 2010 3:49 am

      LOL! I shoulda known you’d have one of these Techie!! 🙂

  6. October 22, 2010 7:39 am

    i suddenly remember someone like this.
    Honest an FUN!


    Love lots,

    BTW, here’s my entry for this week.
    Hope you like it too!



  7. October 22, 2010 10:51 am

    Daring and cool….you started seriously and ended hilariously

  8. October 22, 2010 12:17 pm

    And that’s how we fall apart.
    The need to be socially accepted is a concept that I’ve never quite understood, especially when people go to the limit of denying the essence of oneself.
    An awesome write. I love the way you deal with such issues.
    Well done man!

    Peace to you and yours,
    (My entry)

    • October 22, 2010 2:54 pm

      Oh…you should see some of these people they are beyond belief here!

  9. October 22, 2010 1:27 pm

    Ah-ha! The witty geek has met his match.
    Like Narcissus…geeky is as gleeky does.
    When in doubt say, “I am cool.”
    Works every time. Ha-ha! To hell with the mirror!

    Good one, my man! A fun read? Yes, indeed. 🙂 UT

    • October 22, 2010 3:11 pm

      Absolutely…Narcissus! (he must have had an amazing family tree) people here take such things to such extremes, especially technology . It has become so much more than usefulness…it is now to the point where they want it just to look cooler than everyone else…Its just crazy.
      Oh…and that mirror thing…Yeah I can’t help but look at one every time I walk by. If ever I was to be delayed or side tracked it would definitely be due to passing a mirror! LOL! have a great day!

  10. October 22, 2010 3:40 pm

    ahhhhahaha this is one funny piece! but it rings so true to many people too. nope, i’m not going to say i’m one of them. i’m not even going to tell you what latest gadget i have right now. lol. 😀

    well done! you really cracked me up!

    A Tranquil Soul

  11. October 22, 2010 9:13 pm

    This is amazingly well written and gives such a great message. Your flow and rhymes are great and the final line is perfectly placed. Excellent work!

    • October 24, 2010 4:54 pm

      Thank you for your kindness Ms Stevensson I am honored by your read!

  12. October 22, 2010 10:21 pm

    This is deep…I love the allegory…nice one!


  13. October 23, 2010 12:25 am

    LOL hahahahah, I love this cheerful tongue in cheek write too…I loved this very much my friend. Have a happy weekend xxx

  14. October 23, 2010 1:58 am

    Loved this 2zpoint. Who doesn’t want to fit in and be cool–but we have to weigh what can be lost to just be one of the “cool”–it’s not worth compromising our beautiful selves just the way we are. With or without the latest gadget!

    Gayle oxox

    • October 24, 2010 4:39 pm

      Ain’t that the truth…but I seen this guy and I couldn’t help myself. I had to remark some way. This it not right but it is a typical madness that happens regularly. These people will go to the extremes to buy this crap…including but not limited to camping out in front of a store for it!
      I wont even wait longer than 15 minutes for a hair cut…let alone waste 15 hours on crap to look trendy! And then they’ll spend every dime the have for it! you’d think I was talking about crack the way these people act. I wish that I had something to sell these suc…(er)…good customers!

      • October 24, 2010 4:44 pm

        I’m always shocked too when the news shows people camping out overnight and sleeping in front of stores just so they can be the first ones to own the latest “whatever”!

        I don’t get it…

        • October 24, 2010 5:03 pm

          Me neither! I don’t see the sense in it! I have never waited in a line more than one hour…that was due to being a government issue. I relate lines to being a type of purgatory. The only thing that is different is that a line is burning up precious time from my life…which seems a little worse to me.

      • October 24, 2010 6:13 pm

        True dat! 🙂

  15. October 23, 2010 4:50 am

    ha ha – very entertaining and oh, so true!

  16. October 23, 2010 6:07 am

    Yeah in life you’re supposed to get something you like because you like it as opposed to fitting in.

    also spending loads of money on gadgets n stuff is kind of bizarre in that those things I have inflated prices.

    • October 24, 2010 4:24 pm

      Oh!…justification?…you ain’t a…Techie are you? Hmmm… HAHAHA! just kiddin’ with ya but …Are you? 🙂

  17. kyoichi permalink
    October 24, 2010 6:59 am

    😀 well that was a fun read. now to find a certain someone to link this to…


    • October 24, 2010 4:21 pm

      LOL! I’d care to bet that it will be your little joke of the day! cheers to you!

  18. October 24, 2010 11:02 am

    Really superb and so true about a lot many of human beings.
    Good write up and a real fun.

    As prompted by you the ‘smile’ is the answer for this attitude and ready in my blog.

    • October 24, 2010 2:49 pm

      I’m smiling along with you Doc! The right attitude can move mountains.

  19. November 1, 2010 10:17 am

    oh well, i am a gleek myself and i really really love GLEE “

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