Permutation Poem

First published in Spring: The Journal of the E. E. Cummings Society #6, October 1997, page 107.

 

one by one falling leaves

one falling leaves by one

falling leaves one by one

by leaves one falling one

one falling leaves one by

leaves one by one falling

one by falling one leaves

by falling one leaves one

one leaves by one falling

falling one leaves by one

one by falling leaves one

one falling by leaves one

one by one leaves falling

one leaves one falling by

by one falling one leaves

falling leaves one by one

leaves one by falling one

falling by leaves one one

leaves one falling by one

leaves falling one by one

one by one leaves falling