From COMMENTS WITHOUT COSMOS

Ricky Garni

 

Robby the Robot

ROBBY THE ROBOT (1956)

Science Fiction Theatre


She has beautiful legs

he said. Does she? But

that’s not a she: that’s

Robby the Robot.


Wait. It is Robby

the Robot, but

Robby the Robot

next to a she, a girl

with beautiful legs.

He is caressing her

legs. She is letting

him caress her legs.

She is smiling. Robby

is smiling–a Robby


the Robot smile.

She must be Robby’s

girl. Oh the humanity.

About the Work

Ricky Garni

Ricky Garni is a graphic designer living in Carrboro, North Carolina. His work can be found in EVERGREEN REVIEW, CAMEL SALOON, USED FURNITURE REVIEW, ORION HEADLESS and other places. His latest work, JANUARY, is a sequel to his earlier work, DECEMBER. Although it could be the other way around, with a lot of space in between.

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