Rebar Feathers

from "Fletched" in Phil Hall. The Small Nouns Crying Faith

A flower     no I mean one who     unplucked     flows     the o as in holy     not ouch
I adore how in reading this line the mind is forced back by the phonemic indications to revise its pronunciations and the meaning it attaches to the initial word — almost like pricking oneself on the thorn of a rose.

And so for day 1036