AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)


Sunday, June 5, 2011

New Civilisation

Succinctly Yours ~ Week 11 Picture Prompt
Use the photo as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words.
It doesn’t have to be exactly 140, just not more.
Word Of The Week: Ponder (not used)

Our numbers are melting.
No youth follows our footsteps.
We will age and reality will be no more.
Civilisation will be a virtual screen!!
(140 characters)

Succinctly Yours is hosted by Grandma's Goulash


anthonynorth said...

Quite a future. Let's hope it does not come to pass.

Marja said...

lol a virtual screen Doesn't sound good. Great meme

jabblog said...

What a frightening thought!

Sonia Lal said...

Hmm, yes, the population is getting older and fewer babies are being born to replace them.

Kay L. Davies said...

Being a baby-boomer used to be fun. Somehow, it no longer is. But there are many younger people I trust, so I hope your prediction is fiction!
— K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Helen said...

A real dismal view of the future - lets hop she's got her figures wrong.

Pat said...

This has a grain of truth in it as the members of the younger generation seem to be living more and more of a virtual life! Well done!

Grandma's Goulash said...

As one who spends hours at the virtual screen, I don't find that such a dreadful fate. :D

Thanks for a thought provoking mf.

Anyes said...

Lots to ponder indeed ;-)

Calico Crazy said...

An interesting thought to ponder, a great take on this week's SY.

Susan Fobes said...

Ooh, I like this! Let's just hope it never happens.

Lisa Ricard Claro said...

You've managed to make your microfiction rather profound. Nice job!



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