Two Tanka In Ink, Sweat & Tears.. #2

by Spiros Zafiris

he sees a beast in the mirror
with a horse's head
he confronts his hands--
hooflike--blink it away, he rails

I well know
the soft plop onto mattress
a cat produces
such visits, from vile dimensions,
a channeler learns to ignore

Ink, Sweat & Tears, 6 Aug. 2011

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..Friday, Oct. 28, 2011..>>i am a Montreal poet, 61..a, Capricorn (late December)..single..not looking--, a hermit..many of my poems are widely available online--(ezines and periodicals, and anthologies)..presently, my greatest loves (poetrywise) are tanka and kyoka, earlier times (1979/81) i self-published 2 books of which I sold 5, 000 copies in approx. 3 years.., of poems, Very Personal/Midnight Magic..

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