Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Monostichs: Magical and Mournful

Magical Monostich (at seaside) :

The range of marshes lay clear before us,
with the sails of the ships on the river   growing out of it.

Mournful Monostich (walking a London streetscape) :

while To Let  To Let  To Let,  glared at me from empty rooms.

[Source:  Ch. Dickens, Great Expectations (1861).]

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