Up, and set my man Gibson and Mr. Fists to work to write it over fair, while I all the morning at the office sitting. At noon home to them, and all the afternoon looking over them and examining with W. Hewer, and so about to at night I to bed, leaving them to finish the writing it fair, which they did by sitting up most of the night, and so home to bed.

my fists work to write
while I sit

all afternoon
looking over the night

leaving to the writing
most of me

Erasure poem derived from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Thursday 17 December 1668.

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