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Mr. Data Entry Part One

by James Zealy

Mr. Data Entry came to play,
Tapping my keys as if to say,
"Its time my dear to perform,
Or else its not the Norm,
And I shall have to find,
Another set to trace in kind",
As he caresses with care,
Each stroke in pairs,
I Shudder to think,
What I would have to drink,
If I had to start anew,
to try to dispell the blues,
Mr Data Entry can't you see,
The mess you have made of me,
I cannot believe the tales you weave,
No more of your dishonesty,
Its a matter of comfort,
The loss would forfeit,
My sense of security,
And I would need a guarantee,
That the new,
Would not create a brew,
I could not consume,
Or increase the volume,
Mr Data Entry can't you see,
The mess you have made of me,
I cannot believe the tales you weave,
No more of your brutality,
What if I could not keep pace?,
As the mad desire to create,
The new entries,
Does not overwhelm the entity,
And allow the worm,
That has so slowly turned,
To reveal, the conspiracy,
That has created such lunacy,

Mr Data Entry can't you see,
The mess you have made of me,
I cannot believe the tales you weave,
No more of your false sincerity,
For I feel the need,
To make a creed,
As reality leads,
Me to appease,
The mad master,
That is the Alabaster,
Creator of my fate,
Which I can never sate.

07/21/2004

Author's Note: Okay ms Data Entry back at u. This is a modified version, Ms Data Entry. I am afraid it took a much more serious tone as the random thoughts I put in place finally crystalized to this.

Posted on 07/21/2004
Copyright © 2021 James Zealy

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Alison McKenzie on 07/21/04 at 09:49 PM

Huh. I've never heard it quite put like that before. Well, you know what they say...

Posted by Alison McKenzie on 07/22/04 at 03:40 PM

This revised version is MUCH clearer, MUCH more direct. Ouch. And "Mr.Data" himself is, now, not who I thought he was in the original version.

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