Pliable

Up betimes, and to the office, where busy sitting all the morning, and I begin to find a little convenience by holding up my head to Sir W. Pen, for he is come to be more supple. At noon to dinner, and then to the office again, where mighty business, doing a great deale till midnight and then home to supper and to bed. The plague encreased this week 29 from 28, though the total fallen from 238 to 207, which do never a whit please me.

times I find my head
I come to be more supple
at noon doing midnight
and the bed as fallen as me


Erasure poem derived from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Tuesday 13 March 1666.

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