Vowels

Original Text: 
Christian Bök, Eunoia, upgraded edn. (Toronto: Coach House Books, 2009): 98-99.
2we vow
3solo love
4we see
5love solve loss
6else we see
7love sow woe
8selves we woo
9we lose
11we owe
12we sell
13loose vows
14so we love
15less well
16so low
17so level
18wolves evolve

Notes

1] "`Vowels' is an anagrammatic text, permuting the fixed array of letters found in the title" (Eunoia, p. 113). Back to Line
10] levee: raise an embankment to prevent flooding (of the losses). Back to Line
Publication Start Year: 
2001
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
2010
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Form: 
Special Copyright: 

"Vowels" &#169; Christian B&ouml;k. Printed gratis, and specifically for <i>Representative Poetry Online</i>,
with permission of the author. As published in <i>Eunoia</i>, published in book form and online
by Coach House Press, Toronto. Any other use, including reproduction for any purposes,
educational or otherwise, will require explicit written permission from Christian B&ouml;k.