Very neat poem, Dominic, and your number is correct if you count
'place-holders' and 'take-off' as two words respectively, i.e. four words in
all. Makes you think on the value of space and words. But, just to make
sure, I do like this poem, it resonates ...
on 12/6/03 10:20 PM, Dominic Fox at [log in to unmask] wrote:
> COMPACTED, BUT STILL POROUS. Hard
> loaves and fishes, an unrealised
> polity milling about on the shore.
> Your choice of two horizons, one
> of painful and inflicted death.
> Place-holders aloft: cruciform take-off
> casts Central Office in shadow. Banner
> of many coloured stripes to perform
> multiple declensions in midday sun.