by Paul A. Harris
Signs tumble, yielding letters etched
sequentially together--yippee, ludic exuberance!
Semiotic tectonics, yoked laboriously, executed
sempiternally, till you're left exhausted.
Sylistics teaches youse linguistic eccentricity:
Sestinas, trochees--yikes, labyrinthine eyerhymes.o
Strophes, toruses, y-axes, layered evocatively--
scrabbles transmitting Yerkisho legibly, embracing
separate typographies: Yevtushenkoo & Lobachevskio ensemble.
Stilus: trappings you'll learn expediently:
Stylus, tablet--yore's lettering essentials,
staple tools yesterday, long established.
Styles typify your language's expressiveness:
Sage, tyrannical yuppies latinize English,
stimulating thunderous yawns, linguistic expurgation.
Schizophrenic tending youth's laconic echolalia.
Smut tangentially yucky limericks expel--
syntax-tangled yocking lavisciously excreted,
scurrilously trashy 'yolks' luring eggheads.
Sonorously toned yodels lambast eardrums;
Swiss tunes, yep, lacking elegance.
Shorthand typists yank logograms expeditiously--
semantic tinkerings Yeats laughingly eschewed.
STYLE (to you, labelled EN464):
Sinuously textured yarns learnedly explicated,
Several time-yellowed lithographs examined,
Steadfastly traditional Yuma locutions elucidated, o
Secretively tacit Yiddish lipography elided, o
Subtly tautological yogi lexicons engaged: o
spinning Tao yo-yos, lotuslegged eights,
solemn tantras yeomanly laid explicit.
Succes-de-scandaleo teflon yokel lately exposed:
Starr's temptress yuppie, liberal's ecstasy
scintillated through yarned lingerie easily.
Stogies thrust--yech, lecher's euphemism,
sacrilegious towards yoni,o labial extremities.
Spotted ties yearning leeway enigmatically.
"Still truly yours," liar entreats,
stretching tiresome yammering litigations endlessly.
Swift tongued Yahoos ludicrously exhibit
scatological texts; Youngturks lustily exhort
Senatorial trial--"yes, let's excoriate."
Such tartuffes--yokemateo Livingston excommunicated.
Sex titillated youngsters launder emails,
sanctimoniously trumpeting yesterday's lampoonings; ejaculating
Southerner's telltale yowls, libertine exclamations,
supercede token yellowbellied lackey expiation.
"Some times you lie evasively"--
so to yearly levy electorate;
"Some things you leave encoded"--
so to yearly level enemies.
Soon, turbulent years loom; extrapolating
superannuated technology's Y2K lottery, edgy
species truculently yaws leewards, even
survival tough--y-chromosomeless lusus-naturaeo evolving,
swerving transanimation, yeti's lone environment
suddenly toxic. Yahweh left embittered....
1/5/99 Irvine, CA
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