Saturday, November 10, 2007

TECH SUPPORT

My companion of five years
Is on life support.
As I speak:
Memory wiped,
Global amnesia.
It couldn’t be any worse,
His life story, his narrative
No more; all that remains:
A blank screen, emptiness,
The void—is it the beginning,
Or the end? I suppose it depends
On your point of view.
His manifold connections to the universe
Now severed, as he lies
In isolation, linked
To a solitary monitor;
His powers have never
Been so severely compromised.
His only hope
Of resurrection from this fall,
Is my son,
With the power,
To reinstall.

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One Response to “”

  1. Mark said

    Super one.

    You draw great parallels between the seemingly mundane and greater universal truths. Always been a favorite of mine.

    – Mark

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