Wednesday, September 03, 2003

Somehow, I'd never read this poem before by former San Fransisco Examiner copy editor George Martin. All in all, poetry's not usually my thing. But this isn't really poetry; it's more my life story. Here's a sneak peek:
So I rearranged the commas
and I tidied up the lede
and I patched up all the typos
and gave it one more read.
I typed in all the coding
and prepared to write the hed
when a voice came from the news desk,
and this is what it said:


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