Desktop icons moving about on their own
Electrons rearranging themselves
How the hell did that get down there?
Where did my file go?
Enlarge your penis!
But my file…
Take a pill!
Why is the Internet so loggy?
Are you big enough to keep her happy?
What’s your girth really worth?
Why do we pay more and get less?
And the web
Exceeding your allowable data for the month
Must have been Siri’s fault
She’s my one true friend
For at least the next four hours
Or I consult with a physician
To make it all go away
Ron Olsen is a Peabody and Emmy award winning journalist based in Southern California. He is recently retired from the Tribune Company, where he was stationed at the Los Angeles Times, working with the newspaper’s writers and editors to adapt newspaper stories for KTLA-TV. He is the author of more than one-thousand essays and an occasional poem. His essays have been published by several local papers in the Los Angeles area. He began writing poetry just recently. He says he loves the craft of saying more with fewer words, with each word playing a significant role in the piece. “I am sometimes struck by my poetry”
he says.”I’ll look at what I’ve written and wonder where it came from-some wellspring that’s beyond my understanding. What a strange and wonderful process.”
A more complete bio can be found here –
or at his blog at
http://workingreporter.com/wordpress or his Facebook page at
Poetry Life & Times
http://www.amazon.com. All the Babble of the Souk. Robin Ouzman Hislop
www.lulu.com. All the Babble of the Souk. Robin Ouzman Hislop