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Eternity

Writing this poem
in Microsoft Word
I glimpsed the limitless extent
of Bill Gates’ powers.

I clicked Close
and the helpful Paperclip Assistant asked
Do you want to save
the changes you made to Eternity? 

Of course
I said Yes
and my laptop froze
forever