found in a second-hand bookshop

A scrunched, fading bookmark fell from a book. You don’t expect these things to drop out of something you picked up second-hand at a book fair. It was a cutting, a newspaper poem by Judith Wright entitled “Computers”.

Those things make me nervous

but not for the reasons you think,

for the full article by Philip Harvey, go to Eureka Street - the poem was first published in the Sydney Morning Herald on the 18th of June 1966.