Zenophobe

by Romeo Esparrago

 

E.T., please go home.

Close encounters -- 3 strikes out.

First contact rebuffed.

Alien species returned.

Warring stars, please sleep for now.

 

(Tanka Poem & artwork copyright © 1994-1998 by Romeo Esparrago
Tanka is an unrhymed Japanese verse-form poem consisting of five lines that contains 5-7-5-7-7 syllabic structure.)

 


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