Tagged: tanka

as conspiracy

as conspiracy
theories go, we all keep a
bag handy and just

out of reach, lest we are tempted
to reinforce our biases
.
20200217:1958
y

amaryllis has

amaryllis has
a lengthy memory, sitting
by your windowsill,

remembering last year for
us, hanging on for next year
.
20200215:2055
y

across the ocean,

across the ocean,
we offer wireless internet –
otherwise, we would

face a recruitment problem
for wild hearts yearning to roam
.
20200207:0753
y

the day directly

the day directly
after palindrome day feels
overweight, loses

confidence, eats three pieces
of chocolate too many
.
20200203:0756
y

on the resume

on the resume
attached to the application
for joining the crew

of a viking longship is a
steel stomach, advanced fire fighting
.
20200202:1402
y

this morning, the right

this morning, the right
elbow cancelled our date, asked
the fingers and arm

to pull the cover over its
skull, wished the rest of us well
.
20200201:0735
y

in the evening, you

in the evening, you
choose battletech over dinner,
battletech over

bedtime, battletech, battletech,
battletech – these harebrained schemes
.
20200201:0721
y