Lineman
by Martin A. Ramos


“Syllables govern the world.”--John Seldon

A simple pleasure
composing one good line
and counting

Not always
you can get the words
to fall just right

Summer heat
writing three good lines,
only three

This thought:
how many different ways
to express it?

What of
the sounds in these lines,
their meaning?

Looks easy
when the final syllables
just jell






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