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Tin-can man. 
Input, circuit, and overdrive.
Shadow of the future and the past.
Movement hidden, you are not alive.
Programs burned and running fast.

What else can you do?
Wakening up every morning,
and not able to read the news.
Passing a breeze God gave you.
Barely feeling the I love you~s.
Your data has been set to self destruct!
Walking around all confused.
While your memory is set on stuck.

A heart not made to rust.
Hanging laundry out in the rain.
Lazy technician you can't trust.
Look what he's made out of you.

Ready to blow your thrust!

Compute- abort- system to self destroy.
Restoring the joy sucked out of you.
Input: input: information .
Wipe out the old, store in new.
Delete all files to recycle bin.

System reboot to life again.
With a new program that reads:
Feeling like a human once again.
       (This robot is on)
      .(self shut down!)
        P.D. was here!

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  1. Date: 2/2/2015 7:30:00 AM
    Way to personify a robot Linda. Brilliant work here my friend. Well done. :O) Keep up with the great work. Keep on penning. Thank you so very much for sharing your wonderful and creative talents with us. We all truly appreciate it. *S* Cynthia

  1. Date: 9/11/2014 1:22:00 AM
    This is not the one I hid IT in.

  1. Date: 5/14/2014 8:56:00 PM
    So interesting and novel how this robot lives. An absorbing write without a doubt, I paid a lot of attention. I LIKE!!!! thanks for your review on my Russian Mountain btw.

  1. Date: 12/12/2013 2:00:00 PM
    oh, woe. ..some of my first post are

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 5:32:00 PM
    Linda This is a creative and imaginative write. You took the reader on a fantastic journey of this robots life. Nice job Hugs

  1. Date: 3/16/2013 9:48:00 PM
    Dear Linda, Congratulations on YOUR Featured POEM "ROBOT" I have not read even half of the first page of YOUR POETIC beginning and YOUR versatility is astounding. I would LOVE to sit down with YOU over coffee or if YOU drink Tea and roam through the many different pathways of YOUR mind. Superb Pen on this futuristic,past,today POEM. Thank-YOU for YOUR many Gracious comments on my work and YOUR uplifting SOUP Mails. SOUP MAIL REPLY I LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Etrnal Liege...Harry

  1. Date: 12/20/2012 7:48:00 AM
    This is really brilliant PD, you are a in a class of your own, such intelligence wrote this wonder.. so with your beauty comes a brain, a very good one too....

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 12:13:00 PM
    If I could for once rebut wicked poem trying to find this one for while if we were all machines remindes me of the terminater movie wicked poem mate luv davidscott

  1. Date: 2/10/2011 5:10:00 AM
    pd, critical piece, very descriptive... What you are known were there! Big congrats on your great piece being featured this week, please keeping carving creative castles with your passionate pen. Wishing you many more features. Love always, Adeleke

  1. Date: 2/9/2011 9:46:00 AM
    Congrats on your feature this week P.D. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/8/2011 9:06:00 PM
    ooo! I enjoy logging on ,, and seeing that~i made a featured poem of the week.. thanks soup... p.d.

  1. Date: 2/8/2011 1:12:00 PM
    A possible self-identity poem - not you thought PD. Clever. Congrats on the selection. Love, daver

  1. Date: 2/7/2011 4:26:00 PM
    Congrats PD on "ROBOT" being featured. Vince

  1. Date: 2/6/2011 6:22:00 PM
    Congrats PD my BFF on your featured poem this week on the Soup.. a truly great one to share with us all my friend with luv.. your BFF forever for all the lives we live..luv..

  1. Date: 1/6/2011 4:22:00 PM
    Greetings P.D.: This poem ROCKS!!! I am a fan of Science Fiction (and fact), so I really connected with this. Peace 2 ya: Sheol

  1. Date: 11/11/2010 10:56:00 AM
    me again pd (ok I can't pull a Chris right now & go comment crazy like he has been doing here) :) nice analogy you put in here--hmm I think I have to set out some time to read your older works-- next time ok? this is a really cool poem -- see you around :) 5 mins to go...I am a slowpoke

  1. Date: 10/28/2010 9:04:00 PM
    P.D.--Why are you leaving? Are you just taking a break? Do you have writer's block?

  1. Date: 10/28/2010 6:05:00 PM
    like a synthetic soul with orgasm mode in overdrive

  1. Date: 8/7/2010 8:09:00 AM
    Just wanted to say that 'Robot' in Portugal is a traffic-light, hahaha! Sounded funny for me when I first heard it! Thanks for your always kind comments! Yes the peaks of the Andes a really a breathtaking view, especially out of a plabne!...Gert

  1. Date: 6/19/2010 8:26:00 PM
    love it!