The Poetry of the Valley: Is Google pure poetry?

Robert Frost defined literature as ''words that have become deeds,''
Poetry is more. Poetry is ''a long, gigantic and rational derangement of all the senses.'' (quote from the French poet, Rimbaud.)

Almost any Silicone Valley start-up is then literature. Getting financed is like publishing a book, like "words that have become deeds."

Some very few start-ups become the essence of literature. They are pure poetry. They use a disruptive "long, gigantic and rational derangement of all the senses." Google as a start-up was pure poetry. No everyone understood their poetry before the IPO. Today their success seems natural, because our senses are changed for ever. We "google" each other as normally as having a cup of coffee.

Any Google (or E-Bay or Amazon) imitators are not going to make the same impact. They lack the intrinsic poetry of the original. They must come out with a different gigantic and rational derangement of all our already changed senses.
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