by Eric Rosenbloom
copyright 1995

Time acts
In the void of space.
Vowels fill in
The frame of consonants.
A dog barks
In a universe of cats.

The sound’s effect
Already drawn —
The cause
Is created to fit.
A cat
Already is.

A dog
Runs after its tail.
And dogs don’t care
How the room is arranged.
Is a cat.

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