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JP
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0 posted 06-08-2000 02:11 PM       View Profile for JP   Email JP   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions   Click to visit JP's Home Page   View IP for JP

LOL

j/k

a/s/l

where r u at

ROTFLMAO

What does it all mean?
Not philisophically
but literally.
What the hell are they saying?

What happened to English
when the pen and paper left?
What happened to beautiful words,
now that we're handwriting bereft?

Are we destined to live,
a life shortened to symbols?
Are we willingly diving to a hades,
of abbreviated keystrokes?

To be or not to be, that is the question.

Or is the question really:  2b or not 2b?




 Yesterday is ash, tomorrow is smoke; only today does the fire burn.
JP

© Copyright 2000 JP Burns - All Rights Reserved
MagnoliaBlue
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1 posted 06-08-2000 04:57 PM       View Profile for MagnoliaBlue   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for MagnoliaBlue

This is GR8!
ThankU.  LOL  

Really a good poem and the
question is a good one.

Seems like we keep
shortening our words and it takes
away the true meanings.

Thanks for spelling it out!

MagnoliaBlue


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Poet deVine
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2 posted 06-08-2000 04:58 PM       View Profile for Poet deVine   Email Poet deVine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Poet deVine

Nice to see you here again!!! Hope all is well. Nice take on the modern language trends..  
amazon_lover
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3 posted 06-08-2000 05:06 PM       View Profile for amazon_lover   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for amazon_lover

this reflects the present day cyber realtionship too well.  is it all just a cypher relationship or just ascii codes flaunting evrywhere a pretty confused web really I guess...

Sincerely
A_L
Nan
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4 posted 06-08-2000 06:22 PM       View Profile for Nan   Email Nan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Nan's Home Page   View IP for Nan

JP??? Who's JP????

Moon Dust
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5 posted 06-08-2000 06:27 PM       View Profile for Moon Dust   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Moon Dust

technolgy took over

 We are all poets, its just some people dont know it yet.
Ethan Halo
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6 posted 06-08-2000 06:31 PM       View Profile for Ethan Halo   Email Ethan Halo   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Ethan Halo's Home Page   View IP for Ethan Halo

i liked it. it's nice to find a good satire in here every once in a while. kepps things jovial and jocular =)

my math teacher asked the class your question and gave an answer.

"To be or not to be? That is the question."

"2b. That is the answer."

Math teacher humor is pretty dry, i suppose.

 We all got somethin' to atone for.

Rosebud1229
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7 posted 06-08-2000 07:08 PM       View Profile for Rosebud1229   Email Rosebud1229   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Rosebud1229

very true indeed. Here's a question for you though? Did you shorten your name also JP. By the way ( laughing out loud)
JP
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8 posted 06-09-2000 02:46 AM       View Profile for JP   Email JP   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit JP's Home Page   View IP for JP

Actually Rosebud.  I was given the name JP by my wife, one day when asked how I was in bed, she replied "Just Perfect".... or was that "just pitiful"?  I always get that part mixed up....

Hey Nan, missed your loveliness...
netswan
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9 posted 06-09-2000 05:30 AM       View Profile for netswan   Email netswan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit netswan's Home Page   View IP for netswan

Well the nice thing about abbreviations
are they are fast -- and you can make
them be anything your mighty brain can think
of lmao

could really mean ?? listen MR. am outraged
hehe
Cute poem.
lotharingia
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10 posted 06-09-2000 05:43 AM       View Profile for lotharingia   Email lotharingia   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit lotharingia's Home Page   View IP for lotharingia

What a subject to write a poem about! It takes talent to do that successfully! A great laugh, and oh-so-true! "Respekt!" A German would shout (I can't think of an appropriate English alternative right now, but I'm sure you get the drift!). Talking of Germany we have another problem here, and that is that everyone thinks it's cool to use English words instead of German ones whenever they can. Learning German will soon be a doddle!

 Uta Lotharingia
"Wir wollen nicht Wert und Sinn ... wir wollen Unwert und Unsinn"
Raoul Hausmann
Sudhir Iyer
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11 posted 06-09-2000 05:57 AM       View Profile for Sudhir Iyer   Email Sudhir Iyer   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Sudhir Iyer

JP or is it Jay Pee.... LOL,   witha wide nonsensical grin,

nice work, mate, quite nice...

regards, sudhir

 My heart is pounding, my stomach's inside out
I'm feeling kind-a-shaky, my mind is full of doubt
All I ever think about, is fearing fear itself,
Wish I could unscrew my head and put it on the shelf
Everything is twisted, everything is oh so tight,
Don't know what I'm looking at, the lights are all too bright
My brain's about to crumble, spill out on the floor
Sweep 'em up. Throw 'em away, don't want 'em anymore
Clouds race across the sky, day turns into night,
Still there are the questions, no answers in sight
Everything is twisted, everything is oh so tight,
Starin' out the window, everything is just too bright
Brain's about to crumble, spill out on the floor,
Wish I could unscrew my head, and kick it out the door...
You know I'm feeling kind-a....Strange
You know I'm feeling kind-a....Strange

~ Strange ~ Joe Satriani (Flying in a Blue Dream)
ethome
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12 posted 06-09-2000 06:23 AM       View Profile for ethome   Email ethome   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit ethome's Home Page   View IP for ethome

I know what you are saying. We live in keystroke kingdom where us fat cats chase the little mouse up and down the clock the quickest way possible. I think it's far removed from the natural basics of creativity. I can't put my finger on the difference exactly. There is some sour grapes here too, I am a poor typist. Maybe I should B in room 2B
Irish Rose
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13 posted 06-09-2000 06:27 AM       View Profile for Irish Rose   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Irish Rose

My son's nickname is JP,
I thought this was sorely needed, I think expressing ourselves should be done with fine detail and completely spelled out in full sentences, this was a great reminder of that

 Kathleen

"How do I love thee? Let
me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight
For the ends of Being and ideal Grace." Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Rosebud1229
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14 posted 06-10-2000 12:30 AM       View Profile for Rosebud1229   Email Rosebud1229   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Rosebud1229

O.k just perfect Loved your reply. I guess i'm bound to be jp myself or just pooped hehe..
 
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