#Tanka Tuesday 11/21/17…of Stags, Gratitude, and the Challenge of family #haiku #poetry



‘…by water among the trees
The delicate-stepping stag and his lady sigh’ —W.B. Yeats


November morning

A grown stag, his doe, their fawns

graze near the water

my gratitude for the challenge

of raising my family



for Jane Dougherty’s A Month with Yeats: Day Twenty-one,

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry challenge–Thanks and Family and

Kiwinana’s Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge-Week 72-Morning and Challenge

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