The Rice Pounder


The rice pounder sits

Looking down at us laughing

No man on the moon

 

©
Gayle Force Press 2002


N. B. In Japan, the 'man on the moon' is perceived as a rabbit creating cakes of rice. That notion is the genesis of this poem. 

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