On commuting in the city (a tanka)


Petty Vengeance

Sharp-suited elbows
Jab into my ribs beneath
Bleak subway lighting.
I hope their stock schemes fall flat
And their lunches get stolen.




Poetry by Lady Courtaire
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Written on 2023-11-21 at 15:05

Tags Tanka  Petty  Daydreams 

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2024-01-29


Sameen
A poem I can relate too all too well. Deliciously petty. I love it!
2023-11-22


Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
This is glorious! It made me laugh aloud.
2023-11-21


D G Moody
Perfect, as a Tanka, and best of all delightful poem - speaking as someone who abhors commuting.
2023-11-21


Sona The PoetBay support member heart!
ha ha, super
2023-11-21


one trick pony The PoetBay support member heart!
A ++
2023-11-21