Techaffection

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Techaffection

All types of loving have their seasons
wherein we love for different reasons.
When we are young lads and misses,
loving mainly starts with kisses,
whereas loyalty and pleasure
later count in equal measure.
But as we age, love changes, too,
as some things get harder to do.
And as our brains grow more ecliptic,
screens get smaller, apps more cryptic.

So simple tasks–perhaps to clone
old data to a new iPhone
become more difficult to do
until in time you have no clue
and thus it is you call a tech
to get your puzzlement in check
and in an hour or two he solves
your problems and your fears absolves.
You thumb your phone to make a call
and find it’s not so hard at all.

You have your contacts here with you.
Your photos, and your camera, too.
Calendar, iTunes and maps––
all the necessary apps.
Appreciation starts to grow
for that young techie who helped you so––
a type of loving, in its fashion,
not so much a thing of passion
as a Luddite’s fond affection
for a techie’s apt detection
of that complicated mess
that I fear I must confess
I never would have solved alone.
You won my heart, Chad, via phone!!!

This young Apple Tech worked with me for an hour and a half, then, when I had to leave for an appointment,  called me back a few hours later and worked for another half hour to wrestle two computers, an old nearly dead iPhone and a “new” used iPhone into sync.  I promised in appreciation that I’d write him a poem, so Chad, I hope you see this.  If you do, leave a comment.  Apple techies rock!!

10 thoughts on “Techaffection

  1. Marilyn Armstrong

    Except when the tech comes, agrees with your assessment of the problem, but he can’t fix it and neither can you. And you realize he knows more than you … but you really wish he knew a little more.

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  2. Chad

    Hi Judy!

    That was beautiful, thank you so much! You told me to wait until tomorrow, but I saw this was posted tonight 🙂

    That made my entire day to read!

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    1. lifelessons Post author

      I told him to check my blog today.. that I was writing him a poem. Then I wrote it early so I wouldn’t forget–fresh in the flush of my usable iPhone… ha. And he checked early as well. You have no idea how complicated it was and he was a maestro. I love it when people do well what they do!!!

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