Saturday, May 27, 2006

literary virtues & vices       [epigram]

For the upstart everything has levity
bit & bit it all becomes passé?
a poem having the virtue of brevity
can hazard vices undoubtedly outré


[in an earlier version, the first line reads "...everything's original"]


Blogger Jon Aristides said...

Believe that should read "all becomes" passe' David.

Tue May 30, 08:44:00 AM PDT  
Blogger david raphael israel said...

true indeed; (a product of too-quick editing). Obliged.

Tue May 30, 12:15:00 PM PDT  

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