Footnote: Old Fossil

Recalcitrant, you

boast yourself a dinosaur's

bone---rare find---but you

are just another mammal's turd:

perhaps prehistoric, but

just a turd nevertheless.

 

Kyakuchuu

Author's Notes/Comments: 

As this is meant for an acquaintance lacking a shred of verbal skill and poetic finesse, I violated the classic form of the Tankam following the precedent established by Mokichi Saito.

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