tanka

tanka--
small songs I sing
to join
my voice to other voices
hidden in the grass

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

[gently I tug . . .]

   
gently I tug
the snake’s translucent skin
free of the grass—
more and more my hands
resemble my mother’s

American Tanka 22: June, 2013

1 comment:

  1. A beautiful, layered tanka. Another favorite of mine.

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