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4 Sep
A Gender Politics Tanka

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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Thu,  4 Sep 97 18:06:56 -0700
To: Fun_People
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]

	Bordello doorbell,
	a uterine retinue.
	Organ groan, glans slang;
	It's genital gelatin,
	elating and atingle.

		- Mutual Umlaut

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