Insulting Writers: The Neverending Game

Writer Waiting

Oh this shiny new computer ––

There just isn’t nothin’ cuter.

It knows everything the world ever knew.

And with this great computer

I don’t need no writin’ tutor,

‘Cause there ain’t a single thing that it can’t do.

It can sort and it can spell,

It can punctuate as well.

It can find and file and underline and type.

It can edit and select,

It can copy and correct,

So I’ll havea  whole book written by tonight

(Just as soon as it can think of what to write).

Shel Silverstein, Falling Up

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