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Author Name: PremiumDr Fogg 1 Comments
Date Added: August 19, 2012 14:08:51 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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The Tidy Technician.
 
 
 
The Tidy Technician.
 
(A tribute to the letter T)

 

 

The expert’s eye looked down the shaft.

This engine builder new his craft.

Taking such care to build it right.

Turning it slowly to his delight.

 

Tipping the screws upon the mat.

Trying to match this one and that.

Tappets and tubes all in a trivet.

Tiniest pieces right down to a rivet.

 

Tackling the job with good intent.

Toiling all night to pay the rent.

Taking the pieces that lay all about.

To make a fine engine without a doubt.

 

Turning the key to make it start.

Trying to listen to each moving part.

Twin cams turning to sound the best.

Tuning adjusters to complete his test.

 

Technical manuals devoid of all dust.  

Tools of his trade with no sign of rust.

Tidies the workshop and puts out the cat.

Typing the invoice and saying,” that’s that.”
 
 
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Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on August 19, 2012 07:07:30 PM Report
A terrific treat -- that tells thy tale-turning talent!  Take this to tea-time to tantalize the talkers. Ta & ta ta too. --(D)




 


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