Sonnet on a Tech Writer

Subject: Sonnet on a Tech Writer
From: "Dan Hall" <dhall -at- san-carlos -dot- rms -dot- slb -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2001 12:46:47 -0500


Shall I compare thee to an SME?
Thou art more lucid and more articulate.
Focus groups do shake the minds of a VP,
And project's schedule hath all too short a date.
Sometime too fast the interface may change,
And often are improvements made, all unannounced;
And every project from schedule sometime may range,
By chance or marketing's changing research bounced;
But thy eternal writings shall not fade
Nor lose possession of that file thou ow'st;
Nor shall die the index thou hath made,
When in eternal lines to time thou grow'st:
So long as users read books to fix what's wrong,
So long live manuals, and these make thy life long.

(with apologies to WS)

Dan

(Stuck in my cube at lunch)

Dan Hall
Sr. Technical Writer
SchlumbergerSema RTEMS

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