Arsiema Berhane

Rookie - 0 Points (March 10,1920 / Asmara, Eritrea)

Networking For Dummies

Poem by Arsiema Berhane

The PCs are all acting crazy
they won’t print to the the only printer
and you are trying to do something
about it. The network has been acting up
since early morning
you don’t know what’s wrong with it.
this is the best designed network
but feels like it’s held together with
bailing wire and chewing gum.
It fails most of the time.
You been working hard to make it work
but it won’t start.
Here is my advice.

Scream for help.

21.7.05


Comments about Networking For Dummies by Arsiema Berhane

  • Will Barber (7/12/2006 9:28:00 PM)

    A modern horror story, much more frightening than things about haunted houses and such! Scream! Your story touches a universal chord. If it weren't for the humor, it would be unbearable! I hope you had a nice lunch, at least.(Report)Reply

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  • Max Reif (7/22/2005 9:34:00 AM)

    I laughed out loud Arsiema.
    You've expressed the sometime opposition of emotion and technology in a truly poetic way!(Report)Reply

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  • Peter A. Crowther (7/22/2005 8:50:00 AM)

    All computers respond to a good hard kick. Good poem.(Report)Reply

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  • Uriah Hamilton (7/22/2005 8:43:00 AM)

    It couldn't hurt and might relieve the stress.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, July 22, 2005