Stan, The Mystery Man
Stan, the Mystery Man
They didn't realize how much
They told me about Stan, the Man.
And waiting table, I'd hear tidbits,
About the computer designer/automator
with a habit of walking on the beach,
clipboard and mechanical pencil
in hand, a man who loved to talk about
a day and age when menial labor,
of any kind would be a long ago memory.
'But I like my job! ' I said for fun.
'But according to Stan all this toil
and labor is unnecessary and Man
will someday exist purely to create
art and music.' 'And write poetry? '
I added. 'You write ...