06. Invisible Puppeteer
bed rattles against bed board
oh! here he is again
pulling and jerking my legs
The Invisible Puppeteer
(Published in Eucalypt, A Tanka Journal, No. 10, May 2011, p. 21)
I have become, overnight
Strings attached to
Head, shoulders, hands, knees and toes
For the invisible hands
strings tied from head to toes for
Nepalese Puppets. Photo by Simon Steinberger from Ulm. Deutschland.
CC0 License Public Domain.
Photo from: http://pixabay.com/en/nepal-dolls-figures-colorful-400/