Have you noticed how easy it is
to say much about nothing,
compared to a little
For example, I am thinking
of a sentence. Its length
does not betray its weight.
It features you, the direct object,
personal pronouns, a verb (transitive),
simple present; mood indicative,
a voiceless alveolar lateral fricative-
How little these facts have to do with its truth.
Yet strangely enough, like the sentence itself,
these are all things you have caused me to know.
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