‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (and the NSA Was Watching)

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Always watching…


Twas the night before Christmas, and all thro’ the house

The only sound to be heard, was the click of a mouse;

The family used their digital devices with little care,

In hopes that their wants just might be satisfied there;

The children they played on their smart phones in beds,

While visions from their apps danced in their heads,

From personal computers, to tablets, there was no cap,

All were settled in for a technologically wrought nap –

But within every device there arose a silent clatter,

Yet none in the sleepy house knew what was the matter.

But whether on Apple or Windows, with every app flash,

Every detail was logged, bound tightly as if with a sash.

There had been that wise lad – named den after snow,

Who had tried to give warning of what happens below

The surface of the devices – if pulled back…

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2 thoughts on “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (and the NSA Was Watching)

    C. L. Swinney responded:
    January 5, 2014 at 7:58 pm

    LibrarianShipwreck’s work! Glad u liked it!

    Eileen Obser said:
    January 5, 2014 at 6:36 pm

    Had to share this one, Chris. Very clever!

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