What was: buzz-click. Automated. Unspoken word.
Deep breath. Abated. Petty pace. Between
quotations. Always already. In syndication. Shrugs
along. It is: thud-hum. Re-run tomorrows. Done and
done. Walking shadow. Its hours brief. Bright, but
burned out. Hiss-thump. Delete. Subject staccato.
Its rich wit. Still poor player. Starts. Won’t fit.
Makes much noise: whirr-clack. Medium message.
Belt Bible black. Candle stars: staged. Don’t snuff
yet. It's all recorded. Struts and frets. The tape of
time: a warp, its weft. The fury is gone. The sound