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Friday, October 19, 2007

Casting these ... today's abstract word play

When words otherwise fail, it's always good to fall back on a poem. Today's indulgence is a recently crafted bit of abstraction with quirky word play. It's a good palate cleanser after the last post's feast of overstuffed ideas.



Casting these ...
by Francis Scudellari

Casting these, many taught, lines out
hooked, each name drop-
ping, plinked
into

shallow ponds, sending ripples
out word circles
widening
over-

lapping, merging, growing one/
all, encompassing,
a- ware/y
surge

channeling, un-damned flows up,
linked, pooled, drawing in
schooled streams
netted
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