Archives For Google

So, I’ve been cheating on you with the new tart on the block, Google+. I’m not ashamed of it at all. If you would get all Dan Savage about it we could all get along. Maybe. But probably not. Because, right now in my heart of hearts… I want to divorce you, Facebook. I want to run in the open fields with G+. Bask in her warm embracing Circles. Know that she has only eyes for me and isn’t looking over my shoulder while we hug to check on her crops in FarmVille.

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So, I’m in the middle of my marathon Google+ look around, and I’m looking at all the goodies that Google has to offer and click on Google Docs. Now if you would have asked me if I had ever used Google Docs, I would have said no. But I would have been wrong. Apparently I looked at it a couple of years ago. On 8/4/09, to be precise. I know because Google Docs had a tiny little poem that I didn’t remember about at all. Something I must have penned in my quick test of the program. The Cloud has finally done something for me!

I am guessing that I wrote this while working on what became the Singularity 1 album by my Red Lauan Tree project. The first movement in Singularity 1 is called Thee Wasted Lands and is heavily based upon T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land (natch) and this newly rediscovered poem of mine fits along with the kinds of emotions I was feeling while I was working and experimenting towards Singularity 1. That’s my guess at least.

And, no I don’t know why I have parentheses around the title…

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