One edge
hanging over the mountain--
the Milky Way

---Shiki
____________________________

early autumn -
in only a few short days
these leaves have turned
for change in you
I've waited a lifetime

Modern English Tanka V3 No3 Spring 2009

2 comments:

Pamela A. Babusci said...

brilliant tanka paul!!
pamela

Paul Smith said...

Thanks Pamela, coming from you that is a wonderful compliment.

bridging
the distance
between us
a few words
scribbled in sky

Paul