Monster in the closet

Lady Day. All the morning at the office. Dined with my wife at home. Then to the office, where (while Sir Wms both did examine the Victuallers account) I sat in my closet drawing letters and other businesses — being much troubled for want of an order of the Councells lately sent us, about making of boates for some ships now going to Jamaica. At last, late at night, I had a Copy sent me of it by Sir G. Lane from the Council Chamber. With my mind well at ease, home and to supper and bed.

I sat in my closet
drawing ships
going to Jamaica.

Late at night
I had a copy
of my mind.


Erasure poem derived from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Tuesday 25 March 1662.

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