alt.mouse’s.tail.translate.transform.retain-shape!

(NC) Anne Fullerton’s masterpiece of ‘concrete poetry’ was one of the highlights of aanvvv in the 90s…

alt.original.Lewis-Carroll-poem.was.was.was
alt.aanuvvvish.adaptation.follows.follows.follows:

       alt.bored. 
          Fury-cat. 
             met-mouse. 
                  commanded. 
                       ordered: 
                  "alt.obligatory. 
                     trial. 
                 suggest. 
              insist. 
           demand 
          alt.timid. 
             mouse.try. 
               prosecute. 
                  persecute." 
                    alt.frightened. 
                           mouse. 
                      protested. 
                    resisted. 
                 trembled: 
              "alt.juryless. 
                     trial. 
                        reject!. 
                           refuse!. 
                              repudiate!" 
                                   alt. 
                                    cunning. 
                                      cat. 
                                 planned. 
                              thought. 
                           rebutted: 
                        "alt. 
                     merciless. 
                        I.am-law. 
                            am-judge. 
                              am-jury 
                                 alt. 
                           worthless.you. 
                         will-try. 
                     will-judge. 
                  will- 
                   condemn- 
                      to- 
                        death!"

Ann Fullerton, 1996

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