Peter Montgomery wrote:
> I sabotage the sentence! With me is the naked word.
> I spike the verb all parts of speech are pushed over on their backs.
> I am the master of all that is half-uttered and imperfectly heard.
> Return with me where I am crying out with the gorilla and the bird.
The first and third lines are really quite good. The second line limps
and the fourth line degenerates into jingle. Is the whole thing too long
to post it all?
> from "One Way Song" by Percy Wyndham Lewis.
> Dr. Peter C. Montgomery
> Dept. of English
> Camosun College
> 3100 Foul Bay Rd.
> Victoria, BC CANADA V8P 5J2
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