Prisoner

“let me entertain you” rang out
the words of the song.
I was sitting at my
keyboard, watching
and waiting
on
the
cur-
sor
do-
ing
its
mag-
ic.
My
eyes
were
drawn
to the box in the
corner that Robbie sang out from.
My mind was locked on the screen,
now caught up with his imagination
rather than my own. Out of the
corner of my eye the
cursor furiously blinked,
try-
ing
to
re-
capt-
ure
my
gaze,
but it had lost
the battle. I was now a prisoner to the screen.
©Stuart Patterson 2018

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