tanka

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

Sunday, August 10, 2014

rag & bone shop / TSA Award

on pilgrimage
to Yeats’ rag & bone shop—
I hammer
steely scraps of song,
build a monument to loss


~2nd place winner in Tanka Society of America's 2014 International Tanka Contest 

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