Category Archives: Tanka

Tales From The Heart: Dad

Of great character Lovely men earn the prizes Strong and gentle wins Cowards wilt in their presence Fight or flight; laugh while they run Haiku / Tanka   I’ve written a few times about the days of my childhood, when … Continue reading

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Figments Of My Heart

Summer heart purging, it’s like spring cleaning, but the summer haze softens reflection edges without the sweat inducing labour. If you’ve a chance to sit back for a bit with your memories and you’ve grown enough with them to have … Continue reading

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Tempered

Narcissus banished Comforting reality New sweet nothings real Overwhelmingly cherished All storms tempered by love’s grace And, I win. Fabulicious street art, thanks to the wonderful walking & eye spying work of Randall Willis of CreatedByRCW and So, What’s Your … Continue reading

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Amusements

Toying with kittens Child’s play, like taking candy Fear not wee scratches Little ones playing at big Amusements of life growing RL Haiku / Tanka Writing challenge: Chuckle https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/chuckle/ Photo: Zawadi Mungu, lion dad at Oregon Zoo, Portland

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First Thought

I am the first thought On his mind as daybreak blinks Sunday morning bliss…  Gently smudging pain’s traces Sweetly replacing wishes RL Haiku / Tanka Inspired by the artwork of: aaronpaquette.net and prompted by: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/heal/

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La Beauté du Jour…. Tanka Lot

Called her a lady
’cause east coast friends, north and south
proved that … Continue reading

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