Our new unit in English is Poetry, and my homework is to write a poem. I chose to do it on computers (Bring out my inner nerd ). Its supposed to resemble the format of one of Langston Hughes' poems. I'll write the Langston Hughes' poem: THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS By: Langston Hughes "I've known rivers: I've known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human veins. My soul has grown deep like the rivers. I bathed in the Euphrates when dawns were young. I built my hut near the Congo and it lulled me to sleep. I looked upon the Nile and Raised the pyramids above it. I heard the singing of the Mississippi when Abe Lincoln went down to New Orleans, and I've seen its muddy bosom turn all golden in the sunset. I've known rivers: Ancient, dusky rivers. My soul has grown deep like the rivers." It has to be in the "I've known" format. Here's mine: I've known computers: I've known computers as loud as a rock concert and as silent as a (Can't think of anything that goes here, can somebody suggest something?) I've felt the cool black case holding within it all the components. I've seen the green rocky motherboard resting within its own warmth. I've heard the silent humming of the processor fan. I've seen silver mountain that holds together hard drives. I've felt the draft of the loud cooling system. I've known computers: Old, dusty computers. How'd you like it?