The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts


POTW #787
(Week of 18 December, 2011)

Some people live in a world of black and white. Or maybe more like red and white.

Robot Santa

Robot Santa's Naughty List
Consists of seven billion bits
One for everyone who exists
A speck on a thread of the cloth
When all your deeds are dead and done
It all boils down to zero or one
The end reward is all or none
Fractional efforts are rounded off
One bit for you is all there is
An answer on a true/false quiz
The line of judgment exclusively his
For all your desires and dreams
And if you pass he brings you gifts
Robot Santa overnight ships
But if your Niceness Standing slips
Should you fail his aim is swift
And he zaps you with powerful laser beams

Copyright © 2011 by Dave Grossman

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