Loose Keys, Cress Seeds, Watered Cotton.
I named my keyboard Cress.

He Thrived.

I fed him input till flowers sprung.
A fruitful type.

Friends called it drowning words of irrigation,
My Lepidium Sativum who grew one foot tall.

This poem "Cress" refers to my current departure from Information Technology (Network Engineering) Diploma Course. Information Technology was my satisfice. I could no longer find what I had once felt for Information Technology. We grew apart. To me, working in IT meant nothing more then money.

I wanted a picture to remember the last year of my life. So, I made a Keyboard Cress out of an old soul, my Samsung Keyboard.

Keyboard Cress:
When one grows Cress in a Keyboard. (See: A healthy breakfast alternative)

How to make Keyboard Cress:

You need:


  • The keyboard will be classified as an unworkable Keyboard after Step 3.
  • Cress has an odd Aroma.
  • Cress takes a week to grow.
  • Do not use sharp items (eg. A compass) to take apart the keys.


  1. Unplug Keyboard from power source.
  2. Take out keys by use of a screwdriver. Be careful, keys may fly.
  3. Wash the Keyboard, if you are planning to eat the Cress.
  4. Unroll Cotton.
  5. Place the unrolled Cotton evenly throughout keyboard.
  6. Sprinkle Cress Seeds over Cotton.
  7. Water the Cress Seeds.
  8. Place Keys back on. Preferably in the right place.
  9. Repeat Step 7 once a day.

Cress (kr?s), n.; pl. Cresses (krs"z). [OE. ces, cresse, kers, kerse, AS. cresse, cerse; akin to D. kers, G. kresse, Dan. karse, Sw. krasse, and possibly also to OHG. chresan to creep.] Bot.

A plant of various species, chiefly cruciferous. The leaves have a moderately pungent taste, and are used as a salad and antiscorbutic.

⇒ The garden cress, called also peppergrass, is the Lepidium sativum; the water cress is the Nasturtium officinale. Various other plants are sometimes called cresses.

To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread. Goldsmith.

Bitter cress. See under Bitter. -- Not worth a cress, ∨ "not worth a kers." a common old proverb, now turned into the meaningless "not worth a curse."



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