Bleach [ME blechen < OE blæcan “whiten,” deriv. of blāc “radiant, ablaze,” originally, “without hue,” e.g. “He saw the firelight, the brilliant beams that brightly shone.” blāc alt. sp.of blæc, cf. BLACK]
An argument in barefoot to track a rabbit in the young snow, a rabbit smoking a tavern pipe. Lampblack from the gaslight, marrow and pitch, the portcullis. Sirrah, sirrah, sirrah, obelus.
Black [ME blak < OE blæc,“jet, dark,” also n. “ink,” e.g. “The guest slept inside until the black raven, blithe of heart, bode Heaven’s bliss.”] Black and white tap the root, the salamander’s tongue.
"Maxwell Demon Bottle" orinally appeared online at N/A. Ezekiel Black is the featured poet at the next Word of Mouth open mic, Wednesday November 6 at the Globe in downtown Athens. Sign-up for open mic is 7 p.m. at the bar and readings begin at 8 p.m. upstairs