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tankas 26 – 30

six a.m. coolness

whippoorwills cue the sunrise

the new day clocks in

trains pass, the neighbor’s mutt woofs,

trash-carts are rolled to the curb

black-coffee vision… 73 more words

Tanka

MUDDY WATER

brown water
hidden by mist
into the silence
splash
of a fish jumping

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Photography

torn curtain

I love the slant rays
of the setting sun, lighting
a momentary
view across a wide valley
just before the mist rolls in

Lots of references here. 90 more words

Dream

Dawn Thoughts - August 1, 2014

Haiku

dawn thoughts
walking through another day
silence my companion

Tanka

trouble and strife
companions of existence …
questions without answers
solutions – new problems… 30 more words

Reflections

Much-needed Relief

End of July rains

bring a welcome change after

sweltering heat. So

too can tears bring much needed

relief to anger-baked hearts.

                                                                       JDG

Poetry

Recap! Poems 1-12/120

Hey! If you remember, I’m doing a poem a day for the next 120 days! But not just any poems, I’m doing a hundred haikus and twenty tankas! 224 more words

Poetry

Twenty Tankas | Two

It hides like shadows
in the dark, yet it forgets
about the sunlight.
Happiness is elusive,
but we can all still find it.

Click, clack, bang, bang. 73 more words

Poetry