Tanka #3: the napping bumblebee

quiet morning walk

brought the flowers into sight

petalled pillow-soft

found a napping bumblebee

sleeping gently in the light

"Napping Bumblebee" Photo Credit: Jane H. Johann c.September 11, 2015. Palmyra Countryside, WI

“Napping Bumblebee” Photo Credit: Jane H. Johann c.September 11, 2015. Palmyra Countryside, WI

 

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tan·ka1
[ˈtäNGkə]  NOUN
  1. a Japanese poem consisting of five lines, the first and third of which have five syllables and the other seven, making 31 syllables in all and giving a complete picture of an event or mood.
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6 thoughts on “Tanka #3: the napping bumblebee

  1. What a pretty picture and a tanka describing a bumblebee napping over the soft petalled pillow.

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  2. Eliza Waters says:

    Sweet poem and photo – they work so hard, sometimes they just need a nap!

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