Have a great 2006.
You can restart this non-interactive applet, if you would like to, by reloading this page. "Progress" was made possible by several very useful technologies, including Processing, Java, the World Wide Web, automatic computation, and the alphabet.
Note, April 2022: Java applets haven’t worked in contemporary Web browsers in a long time. That’s progress for you! The digital version of this poem presents 26 words, one at a time, each one timed to suggest a rhythm of speech. The text of the poem follows: