The Secret Drawer

. . . most English-made cabinets had a secret drawer. My question about that would be, where did they keep the key to the secret drawer? In another drawer? Even more secret? Is there such a thing as a pun of a pun? Have I told you that your face bewilders me? And that one day rummaging in your cabinet I opened your secret drawer by accident? Whether or not I found a secret there of course I can’t say.

Anne Carson, Sonnet of the English-Made Cabinet with Drawers (in Prose), from Float : A Collection of twenty-two chapbooks whose order is unfixed and whose topics are various 

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