THE ARCHIVES: Chapter 286

Another Widget

“This widget,”
said Clay, when we returned
to computer engineering class,
“is perfect for lock-picking.”
He held up his latest masterpiece.
“Put it away,” our teacher said.
Clay didn’t listen.
He hid the new widget
and the box of paper clips
in one of the drawers
on our worktable.
Later, he said to me,
“Try this widget.
It opens any lock.
Any door. A paper clip
can’t do that.
But this widget can.”
He shoved the pointy little thing
into my hand.
It looked similar to the others
he had made.
How many shapes can come
from one jumbo paper clip?

Return to Chapter 285 | Read Chapter 287

2 thoughts on “THE ARCHIVES: Chapter 286”


Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.