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Imagine if, instead of incomprehensibly written error messages, your
computer produced error messages in the poetic haiku format......

* * * * *
PROBLEM: DOWNLOAD PROBLEM
A file that big?
It might have been very useful.
But now it is gone.

* * * * *
ERROR: MESSAGE 404
The Web site you seek
cannot be located.
But endless others exist.

* * * * *
ERROR: MESSAGE 401
Chaos reigns within.
Reflect, repent, and reboot.
Order shall return.

* * * * *
PROBLEM: MODEM TERMINATES
Aborted effort.
Close all that you have.
You ask far too much.

* * * * *
MESSAGE: REBOOT YOUR COMPUTER
Windows has crashed. Oh, no!
I am the Blue Screen of Death.
No one hears your screams.

* * * * *
MESSAGE: ALL CIRCUITS BUSY
Stay the patient course.
Of little worth is your ire:
The network is down.

* * * * *
WHAT???
A crash reduces
your expensive computer
to a simple stone.

* * * * *
PROBLEM: COMPUTER FREEZES
Yesterday it worked.
Today it is not working.
Windows is like that.

* * * * *
PROBLEM: DISK CRASH
Three things are certain:
Death, taxes, and lost data.
Guess which has occurred.

* * * * *
(RESOLUTION)
Having been erased,
The document you’re seeking
Must now be retyped.

* * * * *
ERROR 404
Rather than a beep
Or a rude error message,
These words: “File not found.”

* * * * *
PROBLEM: POWER OUTAGES
Serious error.
All shortcuts have disappeared.
Screen. Mind. Both are blank.



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