A 339: etext transcription

< a339.txt.1; poem >
Risk is the Hair
that holds the Tun
Seductive in the Air -
That Tun is hollow -
but the Tun - one
With Hundred
+ Weights - to spare -
Too ponderous to sus-
pect the snare
Espies that fickle
And+ seats itself
to be let go
By that perfidious
Hair -
The "foolish
Tun" the
Critics say -
While that
+ delusive
Hair + obliging -
Per - suasive
as Perdition,
its' +Traveller
to be to
atoms hurled -
+ enchanting -