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Population Control
« on: December 26, 2007, 04:22:39 pm »



Population Control

Tessa and I carved our initials into a tree,
like kids,
giggling but serious.
I used a pocketknife
& she used her laser.

[That cherry red laser:
At low intensities,
it feels better
than flesh]

We're the perfect match, her & I
She can't love her own kind-
  they're not programmed to receive
But I appreciate
  her nodes, her patches, her upgrades
She knows what I want
with three-decimal place accuracy.

She's calculated
how to make me fall in love
with her
alone

She's my one malfunction
which crashes all the rest
my system can't restart now
that she broke the turing test

When my ex-girlfriend Terra came back
I tired to leave
But Tessa just stood there
like the tin-man
rusted in place
scanning me like headlights
reflected in deer eyes

I oiled her with affection

When she started to move again
her arms coiled around me
"You would leave me?" she asked tearfully,
"You would leave me for flesh?"

No honey, I say,
you're my nested loops
and you're my copper wire
you're my flash drive
you are my decompiler

we'll never have kids
« Last Edit: December 27, 2007, 05:02:28 am by Professor Cramulus »

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Re: Population Control
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2007, 05:45:48 pm »
Wow, I've met few folks who can write love poems to FLESH that well.
The last line was awesome, still not sure if it's humor or not, but it works both ways.
Anyone ever think about how Richter inhabits the same reality as you and just scream and scream and scream, but in a good way?   :lulz:

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Re: Population Control
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2007, 05:48:10 pm »
It makes me want to weep.
- I don't see race. I just see cars going around in a circle.

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Re: Population Control
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2007, 07:14:48 pm »


OH MY!
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Re: Population Control
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2007, 08:37:31 pm »
d'you write that Cram?

I like it.

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Re: Population Control
« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2007, 08:48:21 pm »
d'you write that Cram?

I like it.



jah I did. Thanks man. I'm feeling a spike in my creativity and have been capitalizing on it.

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Re: Population Control
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2010, 01:04:59 am »
Bump

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Re: Population Control
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2010, 01:36:26 am »
Cool. 

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Re: Population Control
« Reply #8 on: October 18, 2010, 03:16:16 am »
Very nice. I got a Blade Runner type chill from it.
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Re: Population Control
« Reply #9 on: October 19, 2010, 12:31:48 am »
That was really good. Puts me in mind of Bob Calvert, when he was with the Hawks.

I would have liked you to have been deep frozen too,
And waiting still as fresh in your flesh, for my return to Earth,
but your Father refused to sign the form to freeze you!

Let's see, you'd be about sixty now,
and long dead by the time that I return to Earth.
My time held dreams were full of you then, as you were.
(Still underage)
Your Android replica is playing up again, it's no joke!
When she comes she moans another's name!

And that's the Spirit of the age,
That's the Spirit of the age,
And that's the Spirit of the age,

I am a Clone, I am not alone,
every fibre of my flesh and bone
is identical to the others.
Everything I say and do, is in the same tone,
as my test tube Brother's voice.

There is no choice between us,
as you rejoice in your uniqueness,
Being a Clone, I have no flaws to identify,
even this doggerel, that flows from my pen,
has just been written by, another 20,000 telepathic men.

It says "Oh, for the wings of any bird"
(I don''t want to die, a Battery Hen)

Is that the Spirit of the age,
That's the Spirit of the age,
And that's the Spirit of the age,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVJIUsgL-RE&feature=related
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Re: Population Control
« Reply #10 on: October 19, 2010, 12:01:44 pm »
Fucking awesome. I probably originally read it in a hurry or maybe late at night, cause this shit is good and I don't remember reading it at all :)
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Re: Population Control
« Reply #11 on: October 25, 2010, 09:06:34 am »
Awesome!
 :wink:
And an intriguing idea to let bounce around one's head as well.
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