S

S“, like “U” and “C”
is a kind of rocking horse letter
without a firm base:
always moving —
a little evasive.

Sometimes it’s Strong,
Sometimes it’s Slithery-Shifty

Now, if you ask Scribes
who live on mountaintops
they will Say
you can’t blame a letter
for the words it’s in —
But I disagree with that:
Somehow, people attract
the company they keep,
and I think that’s true of
letters, too.

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Poet, playwright, duplicate bridge player, website designer, cottager, husband, father, grandfather, former athlete, carpenter, computer helper for my friends, theatre designer, backstage polymath, retired teacher of highschool English, drama, art, a baritone singer in a barbershop quartet, who knows what else? wordcurrents is on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wordcurrents/ Doug also has a Facebook page, "Incognitio", related to his novels.
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