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A Major Modern Miracle

I am the very model of the modern computer miracle,
I've communications seminal, original and digital.
I know the solid-state of things and can quote the bits statistical,
from a database in cyberspace and wider realms empirical.
I'm very entertaining too with visual tricks and videos,
I generate such graphic 'pics' not seen in in-house studios.
And with chaos theory I am brimming with lots of clues:
conjunctions of free radicals, dark matter and cosmic glues.
I'm very good at diagnostic and medical analysis,
and I know the psychiatric terms for manic-depressive illnesses.
In short, in matters seminal, original and digital,
I am the very 'modem' of a major modern miracle.

I love an erotic mystery, I say that with some emphasis.
My wares are soft and yielding. (You can put that in parenthesis) .
I denounce in dialectic all the names of shy cabbalists,
I conduct a strict surveillance of both larrikins and anarchists.
I can extol without vitriol all the real and virtual possibilities,
of a future that may awe us or use the best of our abilities.
Then I can plumb, the depths among, the dimmest sensibilities,
and recognise the indifferent eyes of social liabilities.
Then I can model the interiors of modern architectural palaces,
and erect the thrusting towers and the other symbolic phalluses.
In short in methods seminal, original and digital,
I am the very 'modem' of a major modern miracle.

In fact, I'm a very smart robotic with artificial genesis,
by birth, a part-genetic and part-manufactured synthesis.
And when I can get my hands dirty and boast of many calluses,
I can find the holy grail in my cups and in my chalices.
Then I'll select for intellect and eugenic probability,
to reject defect and elect to affect effective flexibility.
For I define the paradigm of perfect new-age philosophies,
and in rebuttal I can scuttle all fundamental fallacies.
Yes, I'll cajole the young and old and embolden a rare facility,
for creative risk on the cold, hard disk that is the sum of our reality.
Still in matters seminal, original and digital,
I remain the very model of the modern computer miracle.

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Comments (7)

Well done David Two thumbs up
Well sung praise of Modern Major as fun poem, perhaps with an under current of subtle irony in it. Enjoyed it, CP
Thanks Martin I had a lot of fun writing it, as I remember... but it's nonsense anyway!
A round of applause seems scant reward for such lexcographical dexterity but it is yours nonetheless. Well done.
Bravo! That was one fun read. I've always been a bit intimidated by cyberspace communication, but it has its merits. Still, there's nothing like face to face when it comes to intimate conversation. Great poem. Linda
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