#Poem Like This Machine

Here we go again.
They blamed me the last time
For Jupiter exploding.
I didn't set it off. I also put it back 
Before others noticed.
But it's true. This time the wrench was a little sticky.
It makes no sense though - 
I'm only here once every hundred years,
Just doing the rounds.
Like this machine.
I'm just oiling the cogs
Making everything smooth.
Apparently this is not my fault.
This.
What's happening now.
I haven't pressed the reset button.
Or the control alt delete sequence.
No,
This is natural.
Good luck with that.
Though it's beginning to stink.
What are they doing to it.
Have I got to accidentally lose an aeroplane
With heads of state
To make them listen?
No-one said I have to nudge them forward.
Just repair the machine
When they break it or it starts to rust.
Just doing the rounds.

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