Day 8: Prompt: Drawer, Form: Ode, Device: Apostrophe
Left in the drawer, untouched for years
Seeing you now, memory clears.
Your whirr going forward, your whirr going back
The click of your button, stopped in your track.
The tangle of tape when things went wrong,
Feeding back in that took so long.
Oh! The freedom, your small size gave
And pleasure felt, hearing friends rave.
The joy you brought, wonderful sound
Modern marvel, technology found.
First of your kind, you led the way
Others to follow, to have their day.
Lie in the drawer, no need to fear.
No trashcan for you, you are too dear.
13 thoughts on “Ode to the Walkman”
I bet i have one of those too.Or maybe it did get thrown out. I love that line: Your whirr going forward, your whirr going back, brilliant.
Thanks so much for your comment. Isn’t it funny how that whirring sound stays in your brain?
Very nicely done 🙂 but I thank goodness I have an iPod these days.
I also have a little MP3 player, it sits in the same drawer as the Walkman. I think I’m a real old woman now, I prefer the sound of silence. 🙂
Thanks or that.
Loved my Walkman. Very clever 😉
So is yours still hiding in a drawer somewhere?
I got rid of it a long time ago but I will never forget it
This would be perfect for Throwback Thursday. Well done 🙂
I don’t know Throwback Thursday but I suspect I would have lots of things that fit the bill!
I went right back. Good times.
I’ll bet you’ve had a few different devices since then.