If Light Were Dark

Soal puisi Perl, Mr BR jagonya. Jago koleksi maksudnya. I wonder if he ever composed his own poetry (in Perl or any other languages). This one is from him, dikirim ke mail list teknologia:

if ((light eq dark) && (dark eq light)
&& ($blaze_of_night{moon} == black_hole)
&& ($ravens_wing{bright} == $tin{bright})){
my $love = $you = $sin{darkness} + 1;

… which was derived from these lyrics, by Jim Steinman’s song The Invocation:

If light were dark and dark were light
The moon a black hole in the blaze of night
A raven’s wing as bright as tin
Then you, my love, would be darker than sin.

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