oskar hansen


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Tanka
Obscurant poems
Complicated word puzzles
Several meanings
Gives poetry a bad name
For those who like clarity

Lepidoptera
Do you mean a butterfly?
No, a caterpillar
Or maybe a swimming style
Something of short duration

Thank you very much
I shall treasure this always
Your profundity
But I fail to understand
The point of obscurity

Submitted: Thursday, June 28, 2012

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