Criteria are :

The Story of Mel, a real programmer, Ed Nather's epic poem hacked into blank verse.

Reflections on Trusting Trust, Ken Thompson's Turing Award lecture on the most diabolical virus ever concocted.

A parable by Edsger Dijkstra on shunting yards, toilets in trains and the world's first programmer.

Please e-mail me with more suggestions,
abhishek at ocf dot berkeley dot edu