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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