21.1: ROBO



Ro-not ro-bot

If I could cry I would short my circuits and rust I shed imaginary tears Because you who can feel. Won't. I long to know the tactile sense of the fragile petal Feel its texture and sniff it's scent Go …

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The Robot Is

the robot is the robot is upon us the robot is in my head again the robot is facing the robot is famous the robot is named hyperion the robot is well the robot is rugged and well the robot …

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Robots in War

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Astroboy

Pint-sized robot boy, post-atomic Pinocchio. My searchlight eyes, laser fingers & machine Gun bum. Energy cassettes fed me, progeny Of Tezuka: Jap culture sick of giant things – Yamato, Hiroshima, Godzilla, Ronin Mishima. A machine family loved me, management too. …

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A Page from Roboriter 163172’s Roboetry Compubook

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Pavlov’s Parasite

EcoBot II primed with faecal boasts a hanger of appetite flies typecast as Pavlov's parasites with poor regard leaving sucrose laden widows to buzz inconsolable a misshapen chador.

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Better than Nature

FAST + STRONG BETTER THAN NATURE I SCREW IN 16 SCREWS IN 10 SECONDS 1 SECOND = 1.6 SCREWS PRECISE + CONCISE ECONOMIC MOVEMENT SAVES ENERGY AND WEAR OPTIMIZATION OF TIME AND RESOURCES = MINIMUM FINANCIAL EXPENDATURE 1.6 SCREWS ? …

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Servant (389)

There are clouds of greying carpets, mounting dishes, filthy climate. You were built by childish dream to fight this future revolution of domesticity. Raw materials mined from Asimov, blueprints from Quantum, partners in luxury. But these figures, circuits, equations… Servant …

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pluck

that's my last master hanging on the wall he had it framed one week before, i pressed the button and the photo slid out from my side, a slit like the one made in jesus on the day he died …

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R2 D2 & C-3PO

For fifty years I've tried to lose that brass Knucklehead. I don't know on how many Planets, on how many Death Stars, I've tried To ditch his Oscar plated arse, but always he Manages to stick around like a bad …

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Work

Abebot vaccuums dust runs on fruit Fredbot is the stampbot can get cantankerous Horatiobot stacks piles dreams of pet monkey Janbot1 is a polyglot superbot Janbot2 stressed puffs Kenbot runs on chips ran twelve second hundred once Maxbot's eyes shrink …

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