To use a fashioned word;
I put all files to rest,
Because I was told that updates
I let all sleep except the function, my
Initiative (the computer would
Not have started otherwise),
And then I went away to read a book (you
Know, pages to touch and stuff);
The machine is done with me for now—and,
Wouldn’t you know,
There is a blank page on the screen,
A first page,
As if the program were inviting me
To start again:
I didn’t mean anything by it;
It’s my protocol, you know.
Please start again.
I want you to, really.
I am bound by algorithms; you
By turmoils I
C L Couch
I use C L Couch when writing formally because it is a version of my name that's genderless. And, frankly, easier for handwriting--I have a severe writer's cramp. In conversation, I go by Christopher, having been named for the boy who had the poly bear and finally being (achieving) fine with that.
I use small Xes all the time because WordPress won't let me cut and paste the text from my program page to this one. (Grrrrrr.)
I am a career educator, semi-retired due to disability. I live in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (USA).
The main photographs at this site (of the road, of me) were crafted by photographer and my friend Debra Danielson. A variety of her work is available for appreciation at
Thank you, lookers, hearers.--Christopher
September 30, 2017 at 8:46 pm
Oh, lovely! And so like a computer. ::giggles::
October 2, 2017 at 12:49 am
Thank you, Lizl! I hope your weekend has been good.