Category Archives: Tanka

Muse

Tap the nine sisters Center your heart’s creative niche Reflect and listen Which muse is your choreographer Art, Music, Poetry chose me ______________________________________________  NOTE: Although I would like to say, I chose them; in honesty, they chose me! According to … Continue reading

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Auld Lang Syne

  Birth of friendship … Eons pass, different life paths … … For Auld Lang Syne … Time melts, connection stronger … Unimaginable duo!   Dedicated to Den … twenty five years may have passed, but time has stood still! … Continue reading

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How Great Thou Art

  God, how great thou art! With humble adoration I thank thee for grace You gave your Son forever For me, for the world – Thank you! ______________________________________________ Image © by rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011

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Cayenne Dashes

  Cajun toddlers learn Onions, bell peppers, garlic With cayenne dashes Spice of life included here Ça c’est bon , enjoy more, sha!  ______________________________________________     Common Cajun French phrases heard in South Louisiana Ça c’est bon (Sa say bohn): That’s … Continue reading

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Grass beneath my feet

      Key daily measure … Grounding with earth elements … Grass beneath my feet … Sunshine on my face, birds near … Gaia blows gentle kiss ______________________________________________ Image © by rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, … Continue reading

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Remembrance Hold Dear

  Remembrance hold dear Those who fought courageously So we may be free Life, hope, courage, reassurance With these we shall keep faith near ______________________________________________ Although, initially started as a remembrance for military who perished in WWI, the red poppy … Continue reading

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Nostalgic Memories

      Illuminating Sweet nostalgic memories Power of the past Poignant endearing glimpses Frozen motionless in time ______________________________________________ This is my first attempt at Tanka. Tanka (or waka) is an unrhymed Japanese poem consisting of five lines of 5/7/5/7/7 … Continue reading

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