In Memoriam: Steve Jobs
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Condolences snowballed on Facebook and Twitter;
In moments, the news was widespread.
So sad, but what medium could have been fitter
For stating that Steve Jobs was dead?
From humble beginnings, he worked and invented.
Though college was always his goal,
He didn't care much for degrees it presented;
He wanted to nourish his soul.
He dropped the tuition but sat in on classes
Until he'd ingested his fill.
Unfettered by fear about failures and passes,
He followed his dream and his will.
The fresh innovations he shared with Atari
Were only a drop in the pail.
Much more was in store, for his outlook was starry;
Detractions were to no avail.
He started his company, bursting with vision,
But even he couldn’t have guessed
The startling speed and the instant precision
Today when a button is pressed.
From Apple to Pixar, he hung on to hunger,
Determined forever to strive.
He faced his frustrations; though not getting younger,
He cherished just being alive.
He never let setbacks dissuade him from doing
Whatever he deemed most worthwhile.
He didn’t waste time upon stressing and stewing;
He picked himself up with a smile.
He knew that one day he would get to the finish;
Mortality loomed in his mind,
And yet it could never destroy of diminish
The peace he’d endeavoured to find.
We now say farewell to a leader who taught us
To go with our guts and believe.
Let’s offer a toast with devices he brought us.
So long to superlative Steve.
2011 Moira G Gallaga©