Tuesday, October 28, 2008


20081028 typecast


D. Loon said...

If a typewriter is still "engaged in a rapt contemplation
Of the thought, of the thought, of the thought of his name:
His ineffable effable
Deep and inscrutable singular Name"

Then maybe you should for a time simply address it as "O Typewriter" and offer it "some little token of esteem" like a fresh ribbon, or oil, or something.

With apologies to T.S. Eliot.

Lisa said...

I have a few keepers that won't divulge their names either. (I even tried various schemes for turning their serial numbers into letters.)

They have enough character to *have* names. (They are like cats that way.)