Exercise: Anagram poem

Christian Bök describes “Vowels” as an “anagrammatic text.” It builds itself out of permutations of the letters of the title. Write a poem according to the same principles. Your title should be a single word.


loveless vessels

we vow
solo love

we see
love solve loss

else we see
love sow woe

selves we woo
we lose

losses we levee
we owe

we sell
loose vows

so we love
less well

so low
so level

wolves evolve

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