the Grimm story of The Feisty Little Tailor.
who, like governments and corporations everywhere
boasted successfully of his achievement,
not letting on that the Seven at One Blow that he killed
were flies, not men.
Today, single-handedly, I changed the cover of my king-sized duvet*.
*Formerly known as Continental Quilt, the French word applies only
to a couette filled with goose- or eider-down.