I was talking about this just-written acrostic poem to my poet friend Victoria this morning. The word unmoor, I said, might not just mean take the rope or ropes off. It might also refer to making a swamp into an oasis.
Vic liked that but thought my readers could use a footnote or annotation or they might not get it. I said Nah, my readers are very smart–many smarter than I. They’ll get it.
A sport, e.g. a foot that’s se’en-toed
Oasis crisis heretofore
Solved elegantly. Swamped? Unmoor