Fungible Code monkey.

Something i wrote a loong looong time ago, inpsired by this scene

I’m not a fungible code monkey
I’m in another category
What you have with you
Is not some script kiddie
Nothing here is faked
I’ve done a mighty time with code,
A few things have been added
And one or two subtractions

I’m not a fungible code monkey
I won’t let you forget it

When you say “Just get it done”
You stab me all the way through
My tender,bleeding hacker heart

And if you happen to be ex-programmer
You could show a little heart and understanding
Instead of ordering and whining and pointing Judas fingers
Like a bunch of cowards in a battlefield
And if you think I’m such a freak
There’s no need to cut me down
And put me in my place
You just may want to look at yourself , oh so smug

I’m not a fungible code monkey
I don’t write foot-long scripts
Don’t pound a server keyboard
I don’t want your five cents
Before this song is over

‘Cause I’m not a fungible code monkey
So please don’t be so rude
I’ll break your fucking mind, sir
And then I’ll python while
I mend my hacker heart
Can’t you just “Lisp”
And “haskell” and “node” and “llvm”
To my tender, hacker heart

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