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[---404 error: file not found---]

     I am undefined
     like the irrational variables
     that rot your computer; 
     never quite fitting into the
     neatly arranged arrays
     that fragment this world 
     into disconcerting 
     congregations of 1s and 0s, 
     (the DNA between
      my ribs does not 
      conform to your primal
      binary code.)

[—503 eror: server overload—]

     I am undefined,
     an error in excess
     desperately trying to exit
     this (in)finite loop of
     on-off signals that
     consistently crashes 
     my delicate newtork of
     conscious concerns 
     every time I attempt to define
     who I am. 
 
    
[---204 error: no content---]

     I am undefined 
     because the illogical
     statements that pour
     from your keyboard mouths
     insist that to be human I must
     be neatly assimilated into 
     your grotesque models
     of homogeneity but the labels that
     you try to inscribe within
     my messy framework of 
     what-ifs and void expressions
     simply does not
     compute

     for {
     
     I am undefined
     I am undefined 
     I AM UN    DE FINED 

     I     aM Un&D e f i—3--n e;;; d }

     
      
Yet another one from the archives. This was an experimental piece that was meant to accompany my poem caught. It's suppose to give a much more broad commentary of the idea of labels and how they can be at times both comforting and discomforting. I had never planned to submit this properly but after some lovely words from the beautiful a-girl-named-divine and a little bit of editing, it's finally seen the light of day. So enjoy! <3
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Given 2016-07-15
undefined by crystallized-skies melds human and machine, utilizing programming language to connect emotion between reality and the confines of cyberspace. ( Suggested by JustACapharnaum and Featured by brennennn )
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zedsonder Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2017  Professional General Artist
Well done unique angle.  I did, indeed, enjoy.

01100010 01100101 00100000 01100101 01111000 01100011 01100101 01101100 01101100 01100101 01101110 01110100
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crystallized-skies Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
glad you enjoyed it! 
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PenguinTranquilizer Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Congrats on the DD! :la:
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crystallized-skies Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
thank you so much!! <3
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PenguinTranquilizer Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome!
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DruidPeter Featured By Owner Edited Jul 15, 2016
:noes:

I am conflicted between two incredibly different responses to this poem, Crystallized-skies. :stare: On the one hand, I understand the original intent of this poem. It is indeed intended to to represent labels and their functions within society, and how these labels can go astray and be abused...

but as a computer programmer, the software engineer in me is currently twitching his left eye. Twitch All of these error codes are server response codes for the http protocol, and every single on of them is, well, defined. :stare: Not only that, but the descriptions and definitions of each stanza don't actually correspond to the error codes at all.

Take, for example, the lines "never quite fitting into the/ neatly arranged arrays" in the first stanza for the 404 error. That... actually has nothing to do with a 404 error. Something like that would correspond infinitely more closely to a null pointer exception, or a segmentation fault, but not a 404 error.

The same thing occurs with the -503 Server Overload error, where you have the lines "desperately trying to exit this (in)finite loop". But if you've got an infinite loop, you don't have an overloaded server. On the contrary, the idle process which runs on standby is the very definition of an infinite loop, and indicates one running at peak performance, with close to 0% load. A more appropriate error would be a deadlocked set of process threads.

As for the 204 code, this happens as a result of returning an httpResponseObject before actually flushing data to the server output stream. It's not actually an error, as any ajax call can show this code in the transaction state of a completed call, yet the call itself will still be marked with a success code of 200. Because of this, receiving a code of 204 means that the program actually did fit incredibly well within the "grotesque models of homogeneity". It's not undefined at all, but actually does indicate perfect assimilation into protocol requirements. The stanza would make perfect sense, however, if the program was doing something like de-referencing a null pointer. (Which would totally cause shit to blow up, just saying... :stare:)

So... every response code you've given here literally indicates something directly opposite to what your stanzas describe for them, and none of these codes are actually undefined. Yeah... tsengtwitchingplz - COLLAB

Having said all of that, I know that I'm being unreasonably nitpicky over what you were trying to achieve. The poem sticks to what it wants to convey, and literally everyone who reads it will understand and get the right message from what you've written, so it's only anal software devs like myself that will blanch at the technical aspects of it all, lol. xD

It really is a lovely poem. Thank you for posting it, crystallized. :D
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crystallized-skies Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
I just want to take the time and say thank you. Because I don't think anyone else would have ever pointed any of this out to me nor explained what any of these errors actually are. To be perfectly honest I pulled up a vague list of error codes on google and was like "oh! Those three have names that vaguely connect to what I wanna express, I'll use those". So I was not in anyway coherently aware of what any of them meant other than face value, but now I DO know (and I know that save for my poetic interpretations I'm completely wrong. xD)

And I completely understand it too!! Being a biomedical engineer I cringe anytime I see people misuse biology/engineering vocab in the same way haha. But again I really appreciate you reading this and taking the time to actually comment on all this. Next I decide to delve into this area I'll know someone I can call on for a little help. ;)

Have a wonderful day you beautiful stranger. :heart:
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akwala Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016
The most expressive and compelling error code definitions I've ever read. I wonder whether, if you were to put this on Github, people would submit pull requests, or fork it, so that all the error codes are covered.
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Abrimaal Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Message:
All drives successfully formatted
Human:
All my life is gone
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crystallized-skies Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
<3 
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Saviroosje Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Amazing work :heart: congrats on the DD! 
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crystallized-skies Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
thank you so much! 
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krumm33 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
wonderful, period.  thank you.
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crystallized-skies Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
no, thank you for reading! 
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killersprinkles Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
I LOVE IT!!!! GREAT WORK BRO!!
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crystallized-skies Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
THANKS SO MUCH MY FRIEND! 
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LindArtz Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations on your much deserved DD!
Congrats on DD By Marphilhearts by LindArtz
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crystallized-skies Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much!! 
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artistinME57 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016
I aspire to write this well. Well-deserved praise. A very fine piece of writing.
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crystallized-skies Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
:blush: thank you so much for the kind words! It means the world! 
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DreamLyssa Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My first attempt to open this deviation failed. An error page opened up instead. XD "name not resolved" or something.
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crystallized-skies Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
well isn't that quite the coincidence ;) 
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a-girl-named-divine Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
OMG THIS GOT A DD 
I AM SO HAPPY
AND SO PROUD OF YOUUU
:highfive: :heart:
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crystallized-skies Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
asdfghjkl; i honestly don't know what to say, I can't believe it. But I owe it all to you my friend, like seriously! This poem would have never made it out of my st.ash if it hadn't been for you! I wish I could give you an award for being like the best motivator ever. :heart: :heart: 
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a-girl-named-divine Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
omg pls no this is your victory, we'll celebrate about me later XD
the fact that this got a DD is good enough for me!! 
you really deserve it! there's no better award than this :huggle: :heart:
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crystallized-skies Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
:huggle: :huggle: :huggle: 
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a-girl-named-divine Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
:tighthug: :heart:
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ssensory Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016   Writer
Congratulations on the DD!! 
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crystallized-skies Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you, dear!
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ssensory Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2016   Writer
You're very welcome!
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SonAmyFan362 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Professional Writer
Awesome! Very in-depth!
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crystallized-skies Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you! I really wanted something abstract and different! 
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SonAmyFan362 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016  Professional Writer
Not a problem! :D!
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Lintu47 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Congrats on the DD! :DALove: by Ikue
Have a nice day! :love: by CookiemagiK
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crystallized-skies Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you, love. You have a wonderful day yourself! 
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Lintu47 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
My Pleasure (1) by daniya-ART Thank You (16) by daniya-ART
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RoyalBeef Featured By Owner Edited Jul 15, 2016  Professional General Artist
I LOVE IT
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ssensory Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016   Writer
And this was a necessary reaction because....?
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RoyalBeef Featured By Owner Edited Jul 15, 2016  Professional General Artist
Sorry. HTTP and I are at odds and I initially had a severe case of the triggers.

Please accept my apology, and this link to a funny cat picture.
i.imgur.com/yfZ4vpl.gifv
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lithium-cocoon Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016   Writer
congratulations on the daily deviation! <3
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crystallized-skies Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
thank you so so much!
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TheyCallMeLoud Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2016
I really like the concept behind it a lot
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a-girl-named-divine Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
*sees this, screams, promptly adds to favourites, gives you a huge hug, disappears.*


but seriously I'm so happy omgggg
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crystallized-skies Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
*hugs* 

I'm glad you enjoyed it! I really appreciate you bringing this back to my attention and making me give it some love. <3
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a-girl-named-divine Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
It's a win-win situation and it makes me so happyyy :huggle:
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hopeburnsblue Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2016  Professional Writer
This is clever!
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emsoileau Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
This was interesting to read. :nod:
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