Postcards from the Bleeding Edge
Wednesday, May 28, 2003

 

If an infinite number of monkeys could recreate Shakespeare


A million monkeys were knocking at my door
a million keyboards pounding with an incessant roar

I was gazing out my window: "Them's working monkeys there"
"Rain is life for them - Life is bedraggled hair"

I saw someone in the driveway. I heard a hesitant knock
I closed my ears and hid my eyes... He must have picked the lock.

There he stood before me, a tired bedraggled wraith
Outlined in the doorway with a slight aura of faith.

He was wet, sodden, dripping - The definition of damp!
He looked disillusioned then... as he hunched by the lamp.

His hair was long and stringy. His face a dirty pale -
But quickly he composed himself, and shyly... rang out his tale.

Michael
 
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