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Who was that man...
Who was that man, I hear you say,
Just glimpsed before he crept away.
That rare recluse so seldom seen,
Entranced by his computer screen.
Is he myth or is he real?
Or did he make some dreadful deal?
With Demon Gates, the silicon mage
Who trapped him in his lonely cage.
Condemned to while away his life
Bereft of solace, love ... and wife!
Can he break the iron will,
His empty heart and soul to fill?
Or will he remained doomed forever?
It could be yes, or maybe never...
...Who can tell.....
- Pat Compton, 1997 Approx.