Entry - MAG Poetry Prize 2011

The Blue Screen of Death

by Peter O'Neill

Bad command
File not found
Out of memory, access is denied
You don’t have permission to proceed
Abort, ignore, retry?

Press any key to continue
At least it’s not a fatal exception
This poem has performed an illegal operation
and will be shut down
We are sorry for this inconvenience

Added: 30.04.2011