A Gender Politics Tanka
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Thu, 4 Sep 97 18:06:56 -0700
Subject: A Gender Politics Tanka
[From a contest to make up a tanka about gender politics...
What's a tanka, you ask? The tanka form is like a haiku with two seven
syllable lines added at the end -- so there are five lines of 5, 7, 5, 7,
and 7 syllables respectively. This particular tanka has another structural
aspect, foreshadowed by the poet's pen name... -psl]
a uterine retinue.
Organ groan, glans slang;
It's genital gelatin,
elating and atingle.
- Mutual Umlaut
© 1997 Peter Langston