Oedipal Undercurrent

Brutal cognizance
precedes Electral love, and
yecchy whet odors –
deep-seated angst that swims with
rusty, shackled anchors in
the waters of their homeland

© Christopher Rupley 2016

(This is one of several beautiful Eastern forms of poetry called Waka. This particular form is named Bussokusekiko, and the syllable count is 5-7-5-7-7-7).

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