Author Archives: Brad Werner

About Brad Werner

Technical Evangelist

poetic programming

“The programmer, like the poet, works only slightly removed from pure thought-stuff. He builds his castles in the air, from air, creating by exertion of the imagination. Few media of creation are so flexible, so easy to polish and rework, … Continue reading

Posted in note | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

innies and outies

the innies and the outies all stood in rows from each family both the same from house to house some in, some out every one was present though varied how they’re berthed the blue ones and the green ones all … Continue reading

Posted in poetry | Tagged , | Leave a comment

july is nigh

July is nigh He’ll likely fly Summer’s spry Climate’s cry Weather wry Feet will fry June was shy Makes me cry With a sigh July is nigh

Posted in poetry | Tagged , | Leave a comment

frinky

frinky friends make amends mebbe married mebbe not one thing’s for sure they chat a lot frisky whisky may be risky a little drinky a bunch o’ kinky the way life wends the way the body bends frinky friends freaky … Continue reading

Posted in poetry | Tagged , | Leave a comment

hope

you guide me from the shores of night across the vastness beyond my sight over the deep i tremble with fright you protect me from many a precarious plight beyond what must be and what just might you ride night’s … Continue reading

Posted in poetry | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Wordsworth on poetry

Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility. — William Wordsworth

Posted in poetry | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Grottos and Literature

Literary Grottos Somewhere between Shakespeare’s The Tempest and Dante’s Inferno, I developed a love for grottos, for garden grottos, and though even more rare, grotto gardens. Though the reference may seem obscure, while reading Inferno in high school, a discussion of the brief … Continue reading

Posted in note | Tagged , | Leave a comment