asks you a few questions, then generates a charming verse
for your entertainment and that of your friends. Here's the one is made for me:
stood a space house
is this thing on
In the space stood a house,
tardigrade looked through the window,
saw a capybara disapproving past
and he knocked upon the door
"tardigrade, tardigrade let me in,"
"I would like to have a drink"
"capybara, capybara come inside,"
"and let's have a cup of Sutter Home"
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