Pat D’Amico


Tech Trails

On my wrist, I wear a Fitbit.
An iPhone’s in my pocket.
It seems I’m always plugging in
And charging at some socket.
All the hours of all my days
Are tracked in cyberspace—
So I surmise on my demise,
I’ll leave some kind of trace.

Pat D’Amico lives with her husband in Kirkland, WA. She has had hundreds of poems published in The Wall Street Journal, The Saturday Evening Post, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Light (both in print and online), Lighten Up Online, and Northwest Prime Time, a regional newspaper. She has written, illustrated, and published three poetry booklets: DoggerelliesGrandmarellies, and Thwarting Father Time.  D’Amico also produced a series of greeting cards based on these books.  She can be reached at