Exhibit F

F is for……, this summary terse!”

To hear Exhibit F, click here (stay tuned).  A full text can be downloaded here. If you prefer to deform & reform a .doc, please contact the Undertaker.

“Folding”

(submitted by Elizabeth Anne Watkins)

“Letters to/from the Undertaker (F)”

(submitted by Matthew John Lasnoski & Marianna Lynn Kreidler)

“Cliff”

(submitted by Joo Son)

“Clay”

(submitted by Grady Dunn)

[Untitled]

(submitted by Joseph Hutton)

“Collection”

(submitted by Olivia Kagan)

As follows: A list of those Exhibits that might, could, would, or should have been visited in the Galerie de Difformité, arranged alphabetically:—*

A is for……, as if to explain,

B is for……, that swarms through the brain:

C is for…….., bleeding through pages,

D is for……, sleeping with sages.

E is for….., who bundles all verse,

F is for……, this summary terse!

G is for………., that grows out of bounds,

H is for………, that affords us these rounds.

I am the Author, a rhymer erratic—

And J is for…….., who dares the pathetic:

K is for……….., who finally sees,

L is for………., that invisible Bea.

M is for……, retracing all courses,

And N is……, compressing all sources.

………..is for O, hiding under the sea,

And P is for……., trying to move free:

Q is the……….., that wants for collection

While R is for……., that revives with dissection.

S is for……, sworn foe of strict rules,

T is for……, needing fine rhythmic tools.

U’s………, whose action is missing

While V is the…….., ceaselessly listing.

W’s………, by Museum made frantic,

X the xiphoid, grown quite pedantic.

Y offers you, whom nobody thought about—

Z is the Zoo that this gallery grows about.

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* This exhibit owes debt to Charles Dodgson (a.k.a., Lewis Carroll), “Examination Statute” in Scrapbook, Library of Congress, 1864. (lchtml lc001). All lines have been changed, except I and W.

** Each line from “Exhibit F” is distributed throughout this website with its alphabetic partner. “Exhibit F” first appeared in The &NOW Awards: The Best Innovative Writing.

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Published on November 4, 2009 at 8:33 pm  Comments Off on Exhibit F  
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