Ratted Out

erasure of a page from Samuel Pepys' diary

After dinner come several lush lutes.
While we were at play, my wife went to hunt,
and brought her bow here

to the hole of a fleet rat
at the bottom of a bed.

Erasure poem derived from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Tuesday 8 May 1660.

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