Sunday, April 7, 2013

IBM/360 Assembly ode


I need you like a punch hole in the head
(while APL\360 responds right away,
you make me wait instead)
after a fitful delay.
It's all in the cards
that fill up a box.
I'll just mill about
a waste can of shards
until the wall clock's
hands hand me my printout.



from "Odes To Codes"