Tag Archives: tanka

Found #midnighthaiku

Wild places calling Memories whisper of home Longing torn in two Cloistered and sheltered waiting Freedom found only within  

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Brave #midnighthaiku

Delicate petals Defying appearances Wears summer colours Exotic fragility Braves winter to reveal strength

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Incarnate #midnighthaiku

Within a bubble Limited by time and space Consciousness looks out Seeing itself reflected Finding a home in  beyond *  

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Image #midnighthaiku

Memory’s cascade Upon time’s silver mirror Barely a ripple Ego seeks recognition Inner child reflects itself * For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday

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Mist #midnighthaiku

Misty memories Forgotten, overwritten Still mark the landscape Not time nor forgetfulness Unmakes any moment lived *  

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Homeward #midnighthaiku

Into the unknown Following where the path leads Trusting tomorrow Marking neither time nor place The journey carries you home *

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Darkness

Cries wake the sleeper Dark dreams like carrion flies Serving their purpose Impinging on consciousness Picking the bones from the night * Hidden fears unveiled Dawn laughs at their illusions Become transparent Ephemeral monsters flee In the clear light of … Continue reading

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Clues #midnighthaiku

Meanings and symbols Arcane stories set in stone Barefaced mysteries Scattered clues to tantalise Or was the artist laughing.. *  

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Illusive #midnighthaiku

Cling to illusions Eyes closed holding back the tides Dreamer’s paradise Neither will nor rueful strength Delaying the dawning light * For Colleen’s poetry challenge, theme chosen by Marsha Ingrao    

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Gratitude

* The ghost of heather Warms the bones of winter earth I walk in silence Remembering ancient kin Grateful for gifted wisdom *

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