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Re: My Friend and Mine!

by SamCG (Hermit)
on Apr 24, 2006 at 14:03 UTC ( #545284=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to My Friend and Mine!

It's very remniscent of

listen

a lovely poem by Sharon Hopkins. Have you read it?
update: Poem reproduced below

#!/usr/bin/perl APPEAL: listen (please, please); open yourself, wide; join (you, me), connect (us,together), tell me. do something if distressed; @dawn, dance; @evening, sing; read (books,$poems,stories) until peaceful; study if able; write me if-you-please; sort your feelings, reset goals, seek (friends, family, anyone); do*not*die (like this) if sin abounds; keys (hidden), open (locks, doors), tell secrets; do not, I-beg-you, close them, yet. accept (yourself, changes), bind (grief, despair); require truth, goodness if-you-will, each moment; select (always), length(of-days) # listen (a perl poem) # Sharon Hopkins # rev. June 19, 1995


Update: corrected name of Hopkins' poem from "Appeal" (which is the first line) to "listen" -----------------
s''limp';@p=split '!','n!h!p!';s,m,s,;$s=y;$c=slice @p1;so brutally;d;$n=reverse;$c=$s**$#p;print(''.$c^chop($n))while($c/=$#p)>=1;

Edit: g0n removed link to illicit online copy of copyrighted work


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