and it takes more than a minute
to register the command:
"cold, drinkable water now, dammit!"
expectations are not always so accommodating
to instantaneous need
even after years, or just a few weeks
we are still waiting
for the right response
("right" of course being the demand of intent
we attempted to create)
...influence only goes so far...
hiccups are oh-so-symbolic
if you want them to be