The Nuts & Bolts o’ Nuts & Bolts

“Look, I just want it fixed, ¿all right?”

But the new technician knew that techniquing required mo’ than just screwing round nuts. ‘Twas futile to try jamming bolts where they don’t belong.

He tried to calm the tenant down & sent him ‘way to relax while he stared inside through the window so he could see the bolt sitting on the counter–its natural habitat–& planned for how he might naturally integrate it into the hole in the metal shelf ‘bove. He kept his pencil on his spiral notebook, ready to scribble down notes the second it did something notable.


Anthropology, Fixture, Technician