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Poets Salon – Wild

It’s an honour to see my haiku and tanka featured in Poets Salon with the theme Wild, along with some great poets.   incoming tide the eager thrust of a seagull’s wings Ο slow river daffodils nod at a passing … Continue reading

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Night Run – Tanka Sequence

  Night Run   street lights fight the darkness a clenched fist of wind slams litter against a wall   neon light splinters across my eyes like sun stabbing through shattered glass   adrenalin flows through me like wildfire eyes … Continue reading

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Tanka – Frameless Sky Issue 10

  cold castle crypt— even the moon can’t reach the depths of my guilt and sorrow   the passionate cry of a stag awakens the forest . . . parts of me forever wild   vampire moon cloaked in clouds … Continue reading

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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

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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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