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Russell Edson |
A scientist has a test tube full of sheep.
wonders if he should try to shrink a pasture
They are like grains of rice.
He wonders if it is possible to shrink something
out of existence.
He wonders if the sheep are aware of their tininess,
if they have any sense of scale.
Perhaps they think
the test tube is a glass barn .
He wonders what he should do with them; they
certainly have less meat and wool than ordinary
Has he reduced their commercial value?
He wonders if they could be used as a substitute
for rice, a sort of wolly rice .
He wonders if he shouldn't rub them into a red paste
between his fingers.
He wonders if they are breeding, or if any of them
He puts them under a microscope, and falls asleep
counting them .