The Get-together

THE GET-TOGETHER

Meet your family.
Here is your brother Andyet;
Your sister Maybe.
Your cousin Alltheanswers’s
Not here yet. Her plane’s delayed.

About Ben Naga

The Spirit that graces me with its passing has no name and stems not from thoughts and words, though it gathers them up as it flows, but from feelings.

Posted on March 12, 2018, in Poetry, Tanka and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 16 Comments.

  1. Hmm…I think I’ve met all of those people.

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  2. Been dealing with family a lot. I’m familiar with this one, too. πŸ™‚

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  3. I think I’ve met them, too. As Betty said, cleverly written, Ben…

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  4. I suspect Alltheanswers will never arrive….

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