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Poetry: Orlando White

      c

bent by page

to form a sling,

the clasp of pap-

er enfolds thought

into type-projectile.

within word space

it will be an edge

weapon, carved

from ink, an ogive

of tone. it flits as

a consonant presage

by dint of occluding,

to skip endlessly

from digraph to

capacitance: a letter

charge, an arc point

to incise the tongue

                  to split.

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