Look at me
To access something greater.
I’m to take you to somewhere else.
For more information, or skills learned, or hope needed.
I’m not the answer.
Yet, I want all the attention.
I light up to represent a difference of sorts
From the rest of the text in the story.
Other links do what is required by the code designer.
I want the attention.
I want to be the answer.
Follow me instead of what you were looking for.
Shall I be content to refer
And not be the reference?
Shall I get caught up in being the hyperlink
Or be at peace in the greater story?
[Poem #31. Image by witness 1 via Flickr and a Creative Commons License.]
A hyperlink (or link) is a reference to data that the reader can directly follow, or that is followed automatically. A hyperlink points to a whole document or to a specific element within a document
[Bonus: The artist used painted coasters to create the image in the picture. This is what is looked like in 2008:
This is what it looks like now:
I take it someone was not content with the art’s place in the story of the city. A shame…