'Twas the eve of XP-geddon and all through the net,
users in denial had not upgraded yet;
Their hard drives still spun with anticipatory flair,
waiting for an SP4 that will never be there.
The tablets in their docks, they were all fast asleep,
Dreaming of the Start Menu and the default system beep.
And Mama with her MacBook, and I with Win8,
Had just quit and saved and prepared to hibernate…
[to be continued]