(NaPoWriMo, day 23: ‘write a poem about a particular letter of the alphabet, or perhaps, the letters that form a short word. … Think about the shape of the letter(s), and use that as the take-off point for your poem.’ The picture is from a very three-dimensional exhibition of beautiful sculptures carved from old oak beams, and which had signs inviting visitors to ‘please touch’.)
one straight line won’t do
what it takes: curves depth breadth breath
to make a person.