Category Archives: Tanka

She Sings Me Peace

So this sweet little miss visited me the other day… Subtle little friends Warming the gloomiest days Love’s slyest bounties Haiku She sang me his blues Vindication realized Washed out on new shores One flying monkey, fallen The music of … Continue reading

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Another One Bites The Dust

Poor girl didn’t heed Cries of the already drowned Smothered; false kisses Warnings lost in hard pursuits T’was never hard to know you ……………………………… Mad-hatters shape shift He becomes every dream Magical threading Weaving so under your skin Never releasing … Continue reading

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WANING TREASURES: Colour

The diminishing days of summer begin to tug at my only-just-now-relaxing heartstrings. I’m not ready to give up the heat, the light, the energy of the extra sunlight; not where we live anyway. We live in a rain-forest and not … Continue reading

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Street Art Takes Pain

I came across a pretty great poetic thought on Twitter, and be damned if I could find it again to properly quote and credit it, but it said something along the line of, “poetry is where the pain goes”.  I’d … Continue reading

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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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