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#Haiku Happenings #2: Dwight’s latest #tanka for my current #Haikai challenge!

Roth Poetry

BabyDwightStar Wars Day //May 4th

Day that I was born at home

War over // I cried

No fireworks //no booming guns

Mom smiled as family gathered

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Our Hiakia challenge from Frank Tassone is to write a Haiku or one of the forms to write a poem from three choices. I chose Starwars Day (May 4). I was a baby boomer child born after the end of WW II. The family doctor came to our house to deliver me. I was number four or five children. This is my Tanka about that day.

https://frankjtassone.com/2018/04/29/haikai-challenge-31-4-28-18-may-medley-late-cherry-blossoms-osozakura-star-wars-day-may-4-or-mary-marian-month-haiku-senryu-haibun-tanka-haiga-renga/

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