It is a manifesto about poetry. We know this because the word it forms is, basically, "POEM." It is a manifesto that focuses our attention on the importance of little differences: the thick P to the gibbous O to the & that stands in for an E to the outlined M. It is manifesto about the power of minimalism.
Roy Arenella, "One-Word Manifesto" (22 Feb 2005)
The card that this arrives on is # 61C (a card that happens to be Roy's sixty-first mailing of the year). In the pseudo-cancellation mark (or shadow-postage-stamp), Roy has rubberstamped the tiniest weightlifter standing and holding a huge set of weights above his head. The power of the small.
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