My dictation program has an accent It types out the most unreadable things, When I say something like " my bunion stings", It types back to me about onion rings. There have been embarrassing moments When I was chatting along quite normally. I found myself feeling very thankful That I hadn't been chatting formally.
The conversation needn't be special, Nor use any esoteric phrases. But some of the crap this program prints Astounds, stultifies and amazes. It can't be brushed off as an accent thing; My speech is quite non-dialectic. Sometimes it seems that Apple, Inc Wants to render me apoplectic.
But, the way it is I have no human beings That I can focus my frustration on When something that company sells at a store Turns me into an unwitting pawn. As it is it's an iPhone and I can't pity it When I hit "send" too fast and seem an idiot. It’s possible I am asking far too much Of the current reach of technology. Even though our phones seem part of us They aren’t really part of our anatomy.
Wake up Got the shakes Get some black mirror Brush teeth Get washed Get some black mirror Feed yourself And the kids Get some black mirror Out the door In the car Get some black mirror Seat belts on Drive kids school Get some black mirror Signal Manoeuvre Crash Blood spilt Kids crying Get some black mirror Blue lights Loud sirens Get some black mirror Hospital Waiting room Get some black mirror Wife arrives All in pieces Share some black mirror Police arrive Handcuffs No more black mirror In a cell Shaking Need some black mirror In the dock Quaking Because of black mirror Everyone else In the court Getting some black mirror
I am as addicted and as enslaved as anyone to the little black mirror that glows when I touch it.