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A #Tanka for A Month with Yeats: Day Twenty-Two

‘I wander by the edge
Of this desolate lake
Where wind cries in the sedge:’ —W.B. Yeats

A windswept Llyn Pen Moelyn - geograph.org.uk - 1312308Peter Smyly [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

windswept lake

daylight the only witness

to our moans and sighs

her passion-spent hand caresses

my battle-scarred, tear-stained cheek

 

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

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