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Setting Breakpoints on a Snowy Evening

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Tim Pettersen

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Whose code this is I think I know.
Their desk is over just a row;
They will not see my breakpoint here
To watch some buffer slowly grow.

My IDE must think it queer
To pause without an end-point near
Between the cache and database
On the whim of an engineer.

It inspects the AST about the break
To check if there is some mistake.
A quiet GC mark-and-sweep
Gives the heap a gentle shake.

The code is lovely, dark and deep,
But I have deadlines to keep,ย 
And commits to push before I sleep,
And commits to push before I sleep.

With apologies to Robert Frost


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