Wildly Domesticated

©2017 E. R. Smith

Dance the table rings

native natural moves heat

pump grind wind down aisle

pull view from past dirty deeds

stare at tame and housebroken


The Root of Wisdom: A Tanka

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©2017 E. R. Smith

pray, work, clean, love, truth

elders educate the young

fierce, hard, well, deep, tough

adjectives add to the first

blood roots,  wise ancient beings

Can I Just Park in Peace?

©2017 E. R. Smith

laze, lounge, park by sea

open essence, overdue

surf side skin drinks deep

quench spirit, dye aura hue

erect peace attach to spine


Tanka: A Sense of Summer

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beasts abound landscapes

stretch tendons showcase trained brawn

animals sensing

recess, leisure, no cabins

sunshine hoist mood scads higher


Contented in Shelter

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Soft guarded shelter

designed devotion, refuge

erected aerie

take sure blessed contentment

architect extraodinaire


Hydromassage For The Soul

Adam’s ale cool soothe

H2O irrigate soul


moisten callus within mind

would that the universe douse

©E. R. Smith