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THE MAD SECRETARY Hunched over the computer, I am mystical, With mental white gloves and a karate belt - A daylight cursor, but on my bicycle, A word and energy transformer, a flickering Celt. Such metaphysics I can make into sensation, Turned into binary formulae by the boss, My passion is for punctuation- But the lingua franca doesn’t give a toss. I see the point. I accommodate the pause. I rinse the cups and make the coffee sweet, I am saving myself for this man of laws, Of Brehon provenance, who will entreat Me to be his love, his partner and co-genitor, Of a life graph, where he can trust the monitor. (c) Rosemarie Rowley From IN MEMORY OF HER (2008)

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Date: 7/18/2016 7:04:00 PM
Sounds like computer love. I like it.
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Date: 7/10/2016 6:28:00 AM
My mother was a secretary and typewriter. I was born from a well put point on i. Destiny made me just a good waiter dreaming to be a writer. The menu of this day is a poetical one, so I put your name as RARE one. Taste it: It`s my soul.
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Date: 6/27/2016 6:25:00 PM
I love this poem about the Secretary and the typewriter and the cursor, the way you can use this subject going back to the myths is wonderful
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Date: 6/27/2016 2:53:00 PM
I Loved it -- but, couldn't decipher all of your meanings: "A daylight cursor, but on my bicycle?" "a flickering Celt?" Favorite line: "Of a life graph, where he can trust the monitor." :-)
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Date: 6/26/2016 9:43:00 PM
Interesting that you titled the poem "The Mad Secretary. My nephew plays in a rock band called The Mad Doctors. They hand out surgical gloves to the crowd. I found your poem to be quite unique and congratulations on being a featured poet. Peace & Love Matthew Anish
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Date: 6/26/2016 6:23:00 PM
I like it! A story...hopefully, with more to follow. Thanks for the great read!
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Date: 6/26/2016 6:13:00 PM
Beautiful poem my lovely friend. Loved always, bl
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