Tanka #8: the reed resumes its peace

 

The Resilient Reed Photo Credit: c. Jane H. Johann, Mpv.20, 2015, Palmyra, WI .USA

The Resilient Reed
Photo Credit: c. Jane H. Johann, 11.20, 2015, Palmyra, WI .USA

the snow breathes its voice

unsheltered strands of life sigh

brisk wind sending force

yet, the single reed summons strength

deep inside the love stands firm

 

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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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8 thoughts on “Tanka #8: the reed resumes its peace

  1. Beautiful lines, Jane. 🙂

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  2. Beautiful. All of it.

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  3. Beautiful, what a wonderful way to start the day by reading these lines.

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