Category Archives: tanka

World Tanka Contest 2019

  falling in love under the stars elderberry clusters hang heavy with juice     A love theme The 2019 World Tanka Poetry Contest, Honorable Mention http://lyricalpassionpoetry.yolasite.com/2019-world-tanka-contest-closed.php?fbclid=IwAR2Zp090J2xWe1BzwAP9EvNNq_V_POMmAbBq1xNQdweZG-gn9wesygTfXpw Advertisements

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Tanka – Eucalypt

  another layer of autumn leaves on his grave my memories settle deeper     Eucalypt: A Tanka Journal, issue 26, Spring 2019 http://www.eucalypt.info/E-about.html

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Haiku, senryu and tanka in #FemkuMag

  blackberry moon the clench of his fists   dream-eater her nibbled down nails have nothing left to give   woodpecker he picks at my faults     black-eyed Susan I should have left him the first time   Previously … Continue reading

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Tanka – Skylark

  a nonchalant fox passes me in the street I am the interloper in this nightworld   paper poppies for peace somewhere else another war another cemetery   Skylark 13, 7:1 summer 2019 http://skylarktanka.weebly.com/store.html

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Tanka – FemkuMag

  I fill an awkward silence with small talk dead rose petals surround the flower vase   FemkuMag issue 10, March 2019 https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/f4c0ea_56aed2c213fd42faa84e8fbfb70681b7.pdf?utm_source=%23FemkuMag&utm_campaign=dc969d4d97-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_03_29_03_46&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_26c80737b4-dc969d4d97-25463281

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Abandon Tanka

  English Original   the jasmine spreads over the garden with abandon my hair unfurls unrestrained on your pillow without you   The Bamboo Hut, Autumn 2016   Chinese Translation (Traditional)   廢棄的花園裡 隨處都是茉莉花 你不在 在你的枕頭上我的頭髮 無拘無束地攤開   Chinese Translation … Continue reading

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Tanka – Moonbathing

  a dragonfly loses a wing – something feels missing after the stroke Moonbathing – A Journal of Women’s Tanka, issue 19, Fall/Winter 2018

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