haikai

Playing Favorites: a #TankaProse

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How can I choose a favorite? Would it be the one where my pivot line hit the sweet spot? Would it be the part of my first published tanka-prose? Or the first published tanka, ever?


Or is it the one in which I most clearly discern that small, still voice?

Although
the wind and water
inspire
there comes a time
to walk the path

#tankaprose #tanka #haibun #micropoetry #poetry

UPDATE: for dVerse Poets’ OLN #282 (pubtended by Sanaa Rizvi). The Pub is open. Come join us!

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  1. This is incredibly deep and heartfelt, Frank πŸ˜€ I agree, it’s almost too hard to pick a favorite at times. Thank you for joining in at the LIVE event. It was awesome having you with us! πŸ’πŸ’

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  2. I love the down-to-earth tone of this tanka, Frank!
    Apologies for reading and commenting late, but after the live OLN, I was so tired, and we had the electrician in yesterday to sort out the heating – there is still none in the study or dining room!

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