Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette
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Poem: "tanegashima"

This poem came out of the January 8, 2013 Poetry Fishbowl.  It was inspired by a prompt from siege.  It has been sponsored out of the general fund.  You can read about Japanese matchlocks and the haiku form online.  This poem belongs to the series Lacquerware.

tanegashima


the elegant gun
with the lacquerware handle
smartly aims itself

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