August 9th : 124/1/913
An opening :
The day perplexes, as it startles us: welcome to an altered equilibrium….
October 4th : 124/24/910
Speed skill and movement flow at perfect pitch / and then a long consolidate
October 20th : 123/5/910
Battered but not bowed, we survive a mighty onslaught / to seize an opportunist win
October 24th : 125/8/942
Dominant and headed top / although clear weaknesses are on display
December 21st : 25/24/772
Moneyed rivals are outclassed. We’ll never sleep: excitement reigns all night!
December 28th : 123/5/907
Expectations rise, hopes surge, hearts open; the new year beckons and entices….
January 24th : 123/4/909
But the good guys are tricked again / by a thuggish cartoon bandit
March 2nd : 24/21/754
Plunging, in the thirty minute switch / from triumph to disaster
March 13th : 9/25/256
A perfect afternoon / except they had a plan and we had self-destruction
April 2nd : 126/21/968
Revenge is sweet, revenge is comprehensive / does it point the way ahead?
April 21st : 24/24/743
A sterling success, in isolation / but the coinage had already been debased
April 30th : 24/24/750
Sideways backwards slow. We have come to loathe predictability
May 15th : 24/22/745
We grind a final clear-cut win / while that other lot implode;
Consistency eventually is excellent / when leavened by surprise!
Yet shadows gather in the wings / as we watch veterans depart.
[Originally posted May 16, 2016. But since it was – in part – inspired by Wallace Stevens’ ‘Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird’, I thought I’d re-post it today]