If Dr. Seuss Could Comment Upon IoT, This Is What He Might Say...

Things Run Amok
by John Kindervag
(To be read in the style of Dr. Seuss)

We live in a world all interconnected
But how in the world will it get all protected?
Some bad boys and girls will try to infect it
Making the internet all broken-neck-ed
 
When Timmy B-Lee created the net
He just couldn’t see it would be such a threat:
“People are nice and they’ll do the right thing”
But, wow, it turns out that people are mean.
 
When the web first began we could count each device
We could even count each device almost twice!
But there’s so many Things now connected you see,
It must really amaze ol’ Timmy B-Lee!
 
All of the futurists cackle with glee
Now that we’ve given each Thing IP!
IP
IP
IP 
IP
A magical protocol that sets all Things free!
 
The Cat In the Hat had Thing 1 and Thing 2
Think of the mischief that those two could do!
But what if he had a Thing 3 and Thing 4?
More mischief they’ll add as we add more and more!
 
Soon we’ll be so exceedingly Thinged,
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