Till rust do us part

Could be verse: poetry ripped from the headlines
By JAMES PARKER  |  October 17, 2007

Lines upon learning that an artificial-intelligence researcher at the University of Maastricht, in the Netherlands, has predicted that, by 2050, robot-human marriage will be legal in the state of Massachusetts.

Love is a current, as Tesla knew, so how can I always be “on”?
Feeling ebbs, indifference drones, deep in my cyborg dugout.
I do my thing as laundry-folder and part-time orgasmatron,
But often and often I long for the day when they pull my fucking plug out.

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