life before cable

we are snow after the anthem and test pattern
licked blue on the walls after midnight,

those old antennaed ghosts,
doubled and hissing
prayer to a bandwidthed god

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About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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17 Responses to life before cable

  1. Rhonda says:

    I love your imagery. It is always so tangible.

  2. Yeah…analog static is SO much better than digital static!
    I can’t stand that hitching, hiccuping blocky pixel crap.
    I miss fuzz.

  3. in the words of the inestimable Maurice Chevalier – ah yes, I remember it well

  4. ‘antennaed ghosts,’ great line

  5. Alice Keys says:

    “Test patterns” took me right back to another life-time ago.

  6. gosh Susan You brought me so many late nights memories ~ Especially when I had asthma and tv had so much static!

  7. jmgoyder says:

    Haha – so true!

  8. BroadBlogs says:

    Who new TV static could be rendered so beautifully.

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