Thursday, January 04, 2007
Don’t let his mild-mannered appearance fool you.
Those starchy shirts and silky ties
Will make you think him prim and proper.
Don’t believe it for a moment.
His wire-rimmed spectacles
Reflect your expectations
Back at you.
But you can not see what he sees
Through his modest looking glasses.
His balding head will cause you to assume
A harmlessness common in these days.
His thoughts race,
Accelerating to the speed of light,
Exploring all regions of time and space.
This is no simple office clerk.
A force of nature is he.
An avatar of the cosmos.
Before you stands Doctor Zoom!
And he demands to know,
“Would you prefer Mexican or Chinese
For lunch today?”
Posted by Jay Larsen at 1/04/2007 03:06:00 PM