Nanoseconds and Gigaflops



There's no time to wait or waste
Processing projects need
Nanoseconds to complete
All's done in thrashing speed

Calculate in gigaflops
Beat tasks till they submit
A billion in one eye wink
Accomplishments commit

Values of a slower pace
Treasured just yesterday
Is tomorrow's irritant
Velocity the way
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme XAXA XBXB XCXC
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 289
Words 48
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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