Sonya Groves :: Address to a party: 555 Main

After “The Great Figure” by William Carlos Williams &
“I Saw the Figure 5” by Charles Demuth

 
 
Zelda________________________Zelda

and__________________________and

Francis_______________________Francis

should_______________________ couldn’t

find_________________________ find

the house_____________________the house

its___________________________its

one__________________________one

number______________________ number

repeated______________________repeated

thrice________________________ too many
 
 
________________you’re________________________you’re

________________right_________________________ too

________________they__________________________hard

________________can’t_________________________ they’re

________________count_________________________just

________________unless________________________ drunkards

________________it’s___________________________ can’t

________________toasts_________________________fault

________________with__________________________them

________________port__________________________for

________________and__________________________ being

________________sherry________________________ merry
 
 
They’ll be here with bells and whistles, and I’ll clang the gong to announce their arrival as royals of the urbane, sophisticates of the mundane.