Monday, July 26, 2021

A Room of My Own: Bitter Sting Tanka

Two Hundred and Thirty-Ninth Entry, Coronavirus Poetry Diary

the bitter sting 
of late night black coffee ...
for weeks without thoughts
of touching myself

AddedTwo Hundred and Fortieth Entry

Grand Re-Opening
bikini-clad mannequins
watch a masked man

AddedTwo Hundred and Forty-First Entry

No Mask banners
high above a phalanx
of protesters ...
a masked teen holds his hand
in an L shape near his face 

FYI: The hand gesture, widely used by teens,  in Ls 4&5 means the Loser.

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