Nine Waterfall Poems

First published in Spring: The Journal of the E. E. Cummings Society #6, October 1997, page 106. I call these waterfall poems because of how the letters might be perceived as falling from a higher level to a lower level.

rain rain

rain rain

icon i icon ico

icon ico icon icon

vacant vac vacant va

vacant vacan vacant vacant

bladder bl bladder blad b

bladder bladd bladder bladder bladder

flame fla flame flame f

flame flam flam flame flame

libido libido libido libido libido

libid libi libid libi libido

together together together tog

tog toget together together

nightowl nightowl nightowl nigh

nightow nightow nightowl nightowl

vowel vow vowel vowe

vowel vowe vowel vowel