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Offline Mystic1

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Re: Tanka Territory
« Reply #126 on: March 12, 2011, 12:40 AM »
my nights grow colder
chill wind howls at my window
you're beyond my reach
my bones shiver in the dark
asking: do you sleep alone?
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Re: Tanka Territory
« Reply #127 on: June 16, 2011, 02:30 AM »
gathering twilight
south wind grows colder now
in our garden
the Red Gum tree we planted
sheds its remaining leaf
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Re: Tanka Territory
« Reply #128 on: June 16, 2011, 10:35 PM »
I like these -- going to have to give them another try soon.
~ Marsha ~
 

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Re: Tanka Territory
« Reply #129 on: June 17, 2011, 05:11 AM »
Jump right in, Marsha, the water's fine.
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Re: Tanka Territory
« Reply #130 on: April 25, 2012, 10:14 PM »
church bells from town swell
and fade as the wind eddies,
long forgotten hymn
on the old carillon –
black and white warbler’s two notes.
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Re: Tanka Territory
« Reply #131 on: April 19, 2013, 06:37 PM »
little stream
bubbles through
mossy crevices...
quietly, I, too – become
clear and transparent
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Re: Tanka Territory
« Reply #132 on: May 14, 2013, 06:37 PM »
alone tonight. . .
outside my window
a plastic rose
that will never feel
this pelting April rain

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Re: Tanka Territory
« Reply #133 on: September 04, 2017, 02:39 AM »


need a fresh subject
try to think creatively
nothing comes to mind
perhaps a walk by the sea
visions in the ebb and flow?

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Re: Tanka Territory
« Reply #134 on: September 06, 2017, 06:35 AM »


listen to the wind
a moaning whimper, restless
torment to the ears
what or who does it search for
as it rushes to elsewhere?

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