A sat alone piece. The novel insert.
Troubled lender. Unsent. A remarked
upon, turning phrase, immemorial.
Settling out of the private, collective
subconscious. The veritas of cliche.
Book mark, standard-wearer, golden
standard. Moneyed shot. Credo. Motto.
Maxim. What you call it. Delilo wrote
them. Maybe Joseph? Sampled.
Stolen. A sat alone piece. The novel
excerpt. Shelved. Tabled. Drawered.