Suprasegmental

Do you know "Incident at Owl Creek Bridge"? Think on it.

Suprasegmental

Metalinguistic,

altruistic,

life before man

or mouse.

The gurney is green

and the heart

is unseen

as is partner,

husband

and

spouse.

Phonetic description,

artistic depiction,

a library card

in my hand.

An hautboy, a houseboy,

a low-blow, a life-bouy--

and then I'm washed up

on the sand.

Syntax and morphemes

six-packs and high-beams--

I didn't look left

or look right.

I didn't look right

on that Saturday night:

now

on this green gurney,

the heart

is insight.

fin

The End

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