Tap, Tap, Tap, TAPTAPTAPTAP,
Ricekty Ric, Rickety Ric, Ric, Ric, Ric,
Tick, Tick, Tick, Tick Tap, Tick Tap, Tick Tap,
Went my blue manual portable
As I pounded away anxiously on an essay
For this English class.
My mechanical aptitude was like an infant
in the middle of an
In the family's bathtub, or
in the body of quicksand
As my mind detoured to a
From the past.
This girl I met,
I am now trickling with my
Smiled at me in a class.
I now nervously type the letter,
As my typewriter buzzes as to the mood of my
of a piercing passion.
I now begin to type on a brand new
Her saturated yellow body
Like a fierced flaming
As she stood to write on the
Wearing a silk halter top.
I now type the letter 'G' instead of an
Please help me to finish this paper on
I now use correction fluid on my
I now gaze down at my paper in
Only to be overtaken through a dream like
This girl had evaporated the
Of my present thoughts from the events from a day of the
I now retype this fourth page
With a shredded fear of some kind of
That my mind would be in tune to my original
As I continue to type, my
Echoes the thoughts on my
She walked up to me at the
Of this class
And gave me her phone
With a big laugh.
I never saw her again after this particular
The talk got around that she had dropped this english
And transfered to another
I now gaze down again at my messy and incorrect
Jesus. Jesus! Jesus?
I must get it right this
Again, I insert a clean sheet of
I retype the fourth page correct this
Finally, with a clear
On my subject matter, I
the thoughts of a heartbroken
Toward the completion of a five page
This inanimate object,
A machine, without feelings, tapped the beat according to my miserable
After I injected into it a thought from my
Which never triumphed over my
Thought which was, by the way, graded an