POEM: Witness for the Prosecution

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By Saturday, Feb 10 Arts & Entertainment

The screen

has been waiting

for you


to bring it

to life after



A single touch

arouses. When

finger-tips tap,


letters appear,


words, sentences.


You sit back

to review.

Is this what you


intended to say?

The nerd who,

till now,


has served you well

cannot tell,

but does have


a memory of

what you wrote

and deleted,


as well as of

stealthy visits

to shady sites.


Should your




on call at all


be called on


to testify,

why should the slave

not squeal?

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