Since Bloomsday I have been reading James Joyce’s Ulysses. His stylistic constructions are manipulative, infiltrating even my haikusentences in terse fashions. Down to word presentations, fractured phrasing, instinctive interior monologue emphasis. Language communicates through both the immediate interpretation and as well the slow considerations of a single syllable.
(5) a few weeks
(5) august crescentmoon
(5)/(5) above cypress, no, / above wateroak
(6)(5) mockingbird suspended (s)
Above mockingbird, balanced between slow branches, suspended
crescent. Above mockingbird, balanced between slow branches, a crescent
suspends. A crescentmoon, between slow / branches, suspended / above
mockingbird. A crescentmoon suspended between slow branches, a lone mocking
868. Crescentmoon suspended between slow branches—just above, mockingbird.