Sunday, March 02, 2008

Bull Fight (A Tanka)


Bull Fight by Pablo Picasso



Defiant knives scream
raised up in radiant sun
while bull horns bellow
red-eyed rebelling retort
to Toreador.


Copyright 2008 JO Janoski

8 comments:

  1. Cool picture matched by a really well written verse. thanks

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  2. Love the black and white picaso photo. Your tanka nicely done!

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  3. I wrote a cinquian about a bull, but I lost it when my computer burned.

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  4. I think they ought to give the bull the knives... then we'd see how many 'brave' toreadors we have. Nice one, Jo...

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  5. Yea, I'm rooting for the bull.

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  6. Easy fellas, it's just a picture.

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  7. Hey Jo, you really know how to rile these fellas lol. Great poem!

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  8. Nice work Jo. I think the knifes kind of balance out the horns; but perhaps we do away with the cape (no distractions).

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