I have written, and write, verses on different subjects,including politics. Some are satiric and some, I hope, amusing. Feel free to comment.

July 27, 2010

I can’t wait to see number five

Lines of people stretched as far as the eye can see.
What is the attraction, whatever can it be?
Because to get to the prize the crowds are in such a rush
they soon begin to shove and to push.

What it is they expect to bring them so much joy,
must be a most exceptional toy.
So extraordinary for it Steve Jobs will not accept legal tender
making many of us wonder whether he’s on a permanent bender.

So get your credit card ready or you won’t stand a chance
and at the end of the rainbow you will not be given a glance.
Finally, a lucky buyer appears holding the treasure, the latest in its line,
of which its inventor declares there has never been a better design.

He says, if to the rest of the world you would demonstrate your clout,
the iphone number four you cannot do without.
It does more than any other cell phone could possibly do
and whatever movie appeals to you can be squinted at too.

But all you who decide to take a bite of the apple
must prepare yourselves with its peculiar problem to grapple.
For when you hold in your hands the smart little box
the screen disappears like a scared hunted fox.

But don’t worry, Steve has the answer, so before you can dump it
he has promised to give you something with which you can bump it.
Meantime you must excuse me while it’s off to the store I go
to get myself a brand new yo-yo

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1 comment:

  1. Nice one, Phil, not to think about how green apple products really are....

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