in reply to Reaped: order a machine to have sex, love and death?

I sincerely hope you actually are Sharon Hopkins, since you're publishing her work without putting her name on it.
' Love was’ && ‘love will be’ if (I, ever-faithful), do wait, patiently; “negative”, “wordly”, values disappear, @last, ‘love triumphs’; join (hands, checkbooks), pop champagne-corks, “live happily-ever-after”. “not so” ? tell me: “I listen”, (do-not-hear); push (rush, hurry) && die lonely if not-careful; “I will wait.” &wait # Sharon Hopkins, June 26th, 1991 # rush (a perl poem)

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;