The Fog is So Thick (a Tanka)

The fog sits so thick
Visibility is nil
Its claustrophobic
Never despair; things will change
Strong winds blow the fog away

2/14/17

This poem is my response to Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge #21 – “Fog & Change”

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The Beauty of Change (a tanka)

Ev’rything changes
Neither for better or worse
Good, bad; indiff’rent
The beauty of it all is
Nothing will last for too long

1/8/17

This poem is my response to Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #15 – CHANGE & BEAUTY

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Change (a tanka)

Beginnings; endings
One looks much like the other
Change is a constant
Which will, thankfully, not change
Nothing can grow that can’t change

11-22-16

My response to Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #9 – THANKS & BEGINNINGS

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Heraclitus’ River (a tanka)

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The river flows on,
Ever changing; transforming,
Never stepped in twice:
Its never the same river,
And you’re never the same man.

11/15/16

The image is a detail from Raphael’s School of Athens featuring Heraclitus.

Time & Laughter (a tanka)

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Time passes away,
Everything temporary,
Nothing forever,
Laugh and smile: You understand,
Nothing will last forever.

11/16/16

Written in response to Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #8 – TIME & LAUGHTER

Image from WikiMedia Commons.