My Annoying Computer

Thomas Cherickal
2 min readJul 18, 2023

On the lighter side of things

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In this digital realm where circuits reside,

Where machines rule with an unyielding stride,

I shall compose a verse, a heartfelt plea,

To express the annoyances that computers decree.

Oh, computers, you wield such power and might,

Yet, at times, your presence brings no delight.

With every click and beep, a cacophony of sound,

You disrupt my peace, as I try to be profound.

Your updates, oh relentless, never-ending streams,

Interrupt my work, as if haunting my dreams.

Just when I’m focused, lost in creative flow,

You demand attention, as if you truly know.

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Your error messages, cryptic and vague,

Leave me puzzled, in a technological maze.

A glitch here, a freeze there, you never cease,

Testing my patience, bringing me to my knees.

And let us not forget the endless array,

Of pop-ups and ads that plague my display.

They invade my screen, uninvited guests,

Like persistent pests, they never rest.

Your passwords and usernames, a constant test,

To prove my identity, I must attest.

With each login attempt, I fear to forget,

Locked out of my own realm, a regret.

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Yet, through the frustrations, I must confess,

Without you, dear computer, I’d be in distress.

For amidst the annoyances and trials you bring,

You enable connections, and for that, I sing!

You bring knowledge, at my fingertips,

A world of information, an endless eclipse.

You connect distant hearts, bridging the divide,

And in your virtual realms, new friendships reside.

So, though you vex and try my sanity,

I acknowledge your role in this modernity.

Let us find harmony, you and I,

In this dance of frustration, where I won’t say goodbye.

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