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First Line: Today they invent
Last Line: "sooner or later,
Subject(s): Computers; Fire; Inventions And Inventors; Omens


Today they invent
The computer that invents
Computers.

Tomorrow -- who knows? --
The wheel.
After that,
Sooner or later,
Fire.


Used with the permission of Copper Canyon Press, P.O. Box 271, Port Townsend, WA
98368-0271, www.cc.press.org




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