Scrap of paperPlenty to do with this in terms of sound and diction and lineation, as with most of Reznikoff's limpid short poems. If you like it, the complete Poems came back into print a couple of years ago now, and his harrowing volume Holocaust, which condenses poems out of testimony at the Nuremburg Trials, came back into print last year.
blown about the street,
you would like to be cherished, I suppose,
like a bank-note.
Good stuff, worth knowing, and great in the classroom.